$130 Million BP-Deepwater Horizon Fines For Swamp Restoration

Courtesy: La. Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority

BP SPILL FUNDING - Louisiana will get $130 million in BP/Deepwater Horizon  oil spill money to link its second-largest coastal swamp back up to the Mississippi River.  The RESTORE council made up of officials from the five Gulf states and several federal agencies  voted  to  fund  the  River Reintroduction into the Maurepas  Swamp project.