BP buys barrier island off Mississippi coast — “It’s easier to deal with it when it’s not privately owned”


BP buys east beach of Cat Island, AP, April 8, 2011:

BP has bought a part of Cat Island in the Mississippi Gulf of Mexico that includes the east-facing beach.

BP spokesman Ray Melick tells The Sun Herald that the land was bought last week from the Boddie family, which owes a large area of the barrier island in the Mississippi Gulf. The purchase price was not revealed. ...

Melick said the company hasn't decided what it will do with the land, but the purchase will help it expedite cleanup of the islands in the wake of the BP oil spill.

"It's easier to deal with it when it's not privately owned," Melick said. ...

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