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Louisiana officials find BP’s post-Isaac cleanup response inadequate

Louisiana state officials are clashing with the U.S. Coast Guard’s top ranks over BP’s cleanup efforts in the wake of Hurricane Isaac, which blew across Louisiana during the last week of August and produced a giant storm surge that churned up submerged oil and tar from BP’s 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. According to the Times-Picayune, Garret Graves, chairman of Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, failed to gain assurances from Coast Guard Captain Duke Walker that the search for oil dredged up by Isaac would be expanded beyond locations other than those the state or general public reported. BP and ... Read More