Spill into Washington, Kindra Arnesen, September 5, 2010:
Rally in Washington D.C. Transcript Summary
FDA and State's Agriculture Dept: Cattle from Louisiana islands surrounding the peninsula cannot be sold until they go through six months of grazing and extensive testing.
Figures released in mid-June by Gov. Bobby Jindal's office show how Louisiana is spending BP anf federal money in response to the oil disaster. The only money spent by the Department of Agriculture was:
$34,967 to monitor drinking water for cattle and potential impact to agriculture in affected areas.