“Ultimately, BP asks the court to safeguard it from imagined harm at the expense of the settlement claimants without submitting any evidence that it has paid or will have to pay any improper claims as a result of the issues raised in its renewed motion,” said the response filing.

“What we’re looking at is the world’s largest hospital construction project and when you ride by and you see the massive number of cranes and activity and construction workers, it sure appears to be that,” said James McNamara, President of BioDistrict New Orleans. “Two million square feet of construction, 7,000 construction workers daily for the next two and half years. That describes it all.”

The video shows an agitated Letten accusing O’Keefe of “terrorizing” the former U.S. attorney’s wife at their home, of harassing him and trespassing on the Tulane campus. He called O’Keefe a coward and a spud and referred to O’Keefe and his companions as hobbits and scum.

Mark Moseley

Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...