Coral death ‘definitively’ linked to BP spill. Associated Press

Gulf dolphins exposed to oil are seriously ill, agency says. New York Times

Coastal authority approves 50-year, $50 billion master plan. New Orleans Times-Picayune

In Oklahoma, Obama declares pipeline support. New York Times

Stubborn drought expected to tax Mexico for years. Reuters

As climate changes, Louisiana seeks to lift a highway. Washington Post

The Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans gives new meaning to ‘urban growth.’ New York Times

Mississippi court ends global warming suit. Forbes

How BP-spill settlement money may save the Gulf Coast. Time

Tight-knit fishing communities in south Louisiana bounce back from disaster, study finds. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Albuquerque meets goal of reducing water usage. Associated Press

Louisiana’s ambitious new vision for its disappearing coastline. Los Angeles Times

Mexico withers under worst drought in 71 years. Christian Science Monitor

After BP oil spill, executive compensation still flowing. Washington Post

Mexico City’s ancient Xochimilco floating gardens are in ecological peril. Washington Post

Deepwater oil drilling picks up again as BP disaster fades. New York Times

World Bank loans Mexico $300 million as buffer against climate change. Latin American Herald Tribune

Gulf oil spill companies face other liability apart from settlement. New Orleans Times-Picayune

BP spill settlement promises fast payouts. New Orleans Times-Picayune

BP oil spill deal leaves environmental questions unanswered. New Orleans Times-Picayune

NM agrees to protect habitat in Permian Basin. Associated Press