NEW ORLEANS -- Local chambers of commerce rebelled against their parent organization and a maligned claims administrator stood up for himself in new briefs filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in the BP oil spill case.
It's not too late to file a claim for business losses resulting from the aftermath of the BP oil spill in the northwestern Gulf in 2010.
By Matthew Lee, Louisiana State University (LSU):
BAY JIMMY, La. (AP) - At first glance, the marshy, muddy coastline of Bay Jimmy in southeast Louisiana appears healthy three years after the nation's worst offshore oil spill. Brown pelicans and seagulls cruise the shoreline, plucking fish and crabs from the water. Snails hold firm to tall blades of marsh grass.