Miles of interior marshlands owned by Plaquemines Parish have been severely contaminated due to the BP Spill. Not only that, thousands of acres have also been lost.
Martzell, Bickford & Centola client, Plaquemines Parish, to ask the court to set its matter for trial.
Public agencies in the New Orleans area have now agreed to accept a total of more than $240 million in BP settlements stemming from the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and oil spill.
As ground zero of the BP oil spill, the parish was unwilling to take settlement money less than was offered to the Orleans Parish School Board, which suffered no oil damages.
Deepwater Horizon Disaster 5 year anniversary: Remembering and honoring, with continued hope for future solutions and prevention.