Latest Mississippi River Delta News: April 15, 2014
Scientists fear BP blowout killed far more birds than officially reported
By Bob Marshall, The Lens. April 15, 2014.
“Almost from the start wildlife advocates described the Deepwater Horizon oil spill as a war on the Gulf ecosystem…” (read more)
Louisiana House committee approves $725 million budget for 2015 coastal plan, over protests from St. Bernard, Plaquemines
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. April 14, 2014.
“A Louisiana legislative committee Monday approved $725 million for a fiscal year 2015 coastal plan…” (read more)
Coastal Restoration Spending Advances
By Sue Lincoln, WRKF Radio. April 15, 2014.
“Members of the House Transportation Committee put their stamp of approval…” (read more)
One of the Smartest Investments We Can Make
By Jane Lubchenco, Huffington Post Green. April 15, 2014.
“For the past 25 years, every U.S. president beginning with George H. W. Bush has upheld a straightforward…” (read more)
Continuing Impacts of BP Oil Spill (+video)
By Debbie Williams, WKRG TV (Mobile, Ala.). April 14, 2014.
“In February with the wind howling out of the north and a trip to the beach was less than appealing…” (read more)