Restore Act http://wwno.org en The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — The RESTORE Act http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-coast-last-call-restore-act <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The second part of a trial resumed in the </span><a href="http://www.laed.uscourts.gov/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Federal District Court</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> here in New Orleans this month to decide just how much BP will pay for polluting the Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana during the </span>Deepwater<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Horizon spill back in 2010.</span></p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:45:00 +0000 Bob Marshall 45436 at http://wwno.org Senator Landrieu Visting Coastal Communities to Mark Restore Act http://wwno.org/post/senator-landrieu-visting-coastal-communities-mark-restore-act <p>Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu is visiting coastal areas today to mark passage of the Restore Act. Exactly how much money the state can expect from BP fines is still being worked out. Mon, 09 Jul 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 15320 at http://wwno.org Congress Passes Restore Act Governing BP Oil Spill Fines http://wwno.org/post/congress-passes-restore-act-governing-bp-oil-spill-fines <p>Legislation assigning 80 percent of BP&rsquo;s Clean Water Act fines to Gulf Coast states most affected by its oil spill has been approved by Congress. The landmark legislation included in the Transportation Bill is expected to mean billions of dollars for Louisiana. Fri, 29 Jun 2012 21:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 14885 at http://wwno.org Senator Landrieu Says Oil Spill Recovery Has Been Slow http://wwno.org/post/senator-landrieu-says-oil-spill-recovery-has-been-slow <p>Two years after the deadly Deepwater Horizon explosion, Louisiana&rsquo;s Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu says the recovery has been slow. The senator receives hundreds of calls a month reporting troubles still caused by the BP oil spill.</p><p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 8942 at http://wwno.org Senator Landrieu Hails Passage of Restore Act in Senate http://wwno.org/post/senator-landrieu-hails-passage-restore-act-senate <p>Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu is applauding the Senate&rsquo;s passage of the Restore Act, which designates 80 percent of Clean Water Act fines from the BP oil spill to the five Gulf states.</p><p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 23:02:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 6764 at http://wwno.org