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  • Dispersant is Less Toxic Than Oil Alone

    August 2, 2010 2:55 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A new federal study of chemical dispersants used to break up oil in the Gulf of Mexico shows that when mixed with oil, the dispersant is less toxic to aquatic life than oil alone. The study also show that when mixed with oil, the dispersant used in... more »
  • BP has paid less than 12 percent of claims

    June 18, 2010 1:42 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Judiciary Committee says data it has collected shows that BP has paid less than 12 percent of claims submitted by people and businesses arising from the Gulf oil spill. The committee said in a statement Friday that only $71 million out of an estimated $600... more »
  • Less-toxic Dispersant not Available

    May 25, 2010 9:18 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House energy adviser says BP is complying with the government's request to use less of a toxic dispersant in fighting the Gulf oil spill, but she says alternative dispersants aren't so readily available. In a letter to BP, the Environmental Protection Agency ordered the oil... more »
  • Tube Siphons Less Oil From Gulf for 2nd Day

    May 24, 2010 9:41 AM

    COVINGTON, La. (AP) - The amount of oil siphoned by the mile-long tube inserted into the leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico has fallen again. BP PLC spokesman John Curry told The Associated Press on Monday that the tube collected some 47,040 gallons of oil on Sunday. BP said... more »
  • BP Ordered to use Less Toxic Form of Chemical Dispersant

    May 20, 2010 1:08 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency has directed oil giant BP to use a less toxic form of chemical dispersants to break up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Two Obama administration officials confirmed the order Thursday. Some lawmakers and environmental groups have criticized use of the... more »
  • Acadiana Outreach Center taking donations

    November 25, 2009 3:10 PM

    The Acadiana Outreach Center needs your help this holiday season. The center needs: washing powder for laundry coats new unwrapped toys new packages of men & women's underwear various sizes, medium and large cleaning supplies Remember the less fortunate and homeless when... more »

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