Dolphin toll from BP oil spill far higher: study. Agence France-Presse

BP refuses to put figure on how much oil was leaked in Gulf oil disaster. Yahoo! News

State looks at using BP money for bicentennial. Associated Press

Haynesville natural gas field is the most productive in the US. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Louisiana issues nation’s first greenhouse-gas permits, but questions linger. SolveClimate News

NM Legislature heads off emissions rollbacks. Associated Press

Gulf oil spill: failure of blowout preventer traced to bent drill pipe. Christian Science Monitor

US OKs 4th deepwater drilling permit since BP spill. Reuters

One gas bill stalls; rest sent for study. Arkansas News Bureau

Mexico’s brick-making industry confronts its climate impacts. Inter Press Service

Interest in wind energy picks up in eastern NM. Associated Press

Can Mexico lead the way in proving carbon cuts? Scientific American

API establishes safety institute to police offshore drilling. Houston Chronicle

NM, Arizona utilities weigh proposed mercury rule. Associated Press

Ark. quakes decline since injection well closures. Associated Press

Louisiana losing on natural gas tax exemption. Associated Press

Evaporating oil from BP spill likely posed a health threat, study says. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Navajos approve lease extension for NM power plant. Associated Press

Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet wetlands restoration plan faulted. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Las Cruces City Council OKs sustainability action plan. KRWG

Rising seas imperil roads, ports, scientists say. Thibodaux Daily Comet

Louisiana’s Grand Isle: Mardi Gras amid oil-spill remnants. Time

Scientists debate cause of dolphin deaths. Reuters

Louisiana to spend $12 million on wetlands, oyster beds, and send BP the bill. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Senate panel OKs bill limiting NM emission rules. Associated Press

Looking for gas under Greers Ferry. Arkansas Times

U.S. approves first deepwater oil drilling permit since BP spill. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Scientists hoping to give whooping cranes a fighting chance to thrive in their old home. Houston Chronicle