Focus Changes for Louisiana in Oil Cleanup

New York Times: Louisiana is scaling back and altering a project to construct sand berms along its coast to block and capture oil from the BP spill, the state’s governor, Bobby Jindal, said this week. The state will take $100 million from BP originally dedicated to building the oil-blocking structures and spend the money on coastal restoration instead, Mr. Jindal said. At the height of the spill in June, BP committed $360 million to build the berms, of which $140 million remains. Under a new agreement with the......

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