Latest Mississippi River Delta News: April 11, 2014

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NWF: Barataria Bay still struggling 4 years after BP oil spill (+video)
By Paul Murphy, WWL TV. April 10, 2014.
“The BP oil spill is neither gone, nor forgotten along coastal Louisiana…” (read more)
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Nearly 4 years later, researchers gather data to realize full impact of Deepwater Horizon disaster (+video)
By Rachel Wulff, WDSU. April 10, 2014.
“As the four-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill approaches, researchers are beginning…” (read more)

Four years after BP disaster, erosion quickens along Gulf shore (+video)
By Amy Wold, The Advocate.  April 11, 2014.
“The boats that pulled up to a shoreline in Bay Jimmy on Thursday morning were still in water…” (read more)

Assessing the BP Spill, 4 Years later
By Rob Masson, WVUE (New Orleans, La.). April 10, 2014.
“Nearly four years after the BP oil spill, a coalition of environmental groups says the impacts are still being felt…” (read more)

Gulf Health: 4 Years After The Oil Spill (+audio)
By Eileen Fleming, WWNO (New Orleans, La.). April 10, 2014.
“As the four-year anniversary of the BP oil spill approaches, a leading environmental group is warning…” (read more)

Marking a somber milestone
Editorial by The Daily Comet (Lafourche Parish, La.). April 9, 2014.
“It has been four years since the explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon killed 11 oilfield workers…” (read more)

4 Years After BP Spill, Questions On Long-Term Health
By Kevin McGill, Associated Press. April 11, 2014.
“When a BP oil well began gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico four years ago…” (read more)

The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill at a Glance
By the Associated Press. April 11, 2014.
“April 20 marks the fourth anniversary of an explosion on the BP-operated drilling rig Deepwater Horizon…” (read more)

New Orleans Pelicans partner with GNO Inc. to boost awareness of coastal restoration
By Jed Lipinski, The Times-Picayune. April 9, 2014.
“Greater New Orleans, Inc. and the New Orleans Pelicans announced a partnership Wednesday…” (read more)

Louisiana getting $300,000 to fight feral swine, reducing damage to farms and wetlands (+video)
By Associated Press. April 9, 2014.
“The National Feral Swine Management Program is giving Louisiana $300,000 to help…” (read more)