Latest Mississippi River Delta News: April 18, 2014
Coast Guard calls BP’s spill cleanup claim premature
By Collin Eaton, The Houston Chronicle. April 17, 2014.
“The Coast Guard is crying foul at BP’s statement this week announcing the end of active cleanup efforts to remove oil…” (read more)
Coast Guard slams BP for suggesting oil spill cleanup is complete
By Lindsay Abrams, Salon. April 17, 2014.
“Just days before the four-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, BP announced that it’s ending the “active cleanup” of the Louisiana shoreline…” (read more)
Impact of 2010 BP oil spill lingers
By Kate Bradshow, St. Petersburg Tribune. April 18, 2014.
“As the four-year mark of the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster approaches, environmental groups, marine scientists…” (read more)
Fishermen say impacts still linger from BP oil spill (+video)
By Steve Phillips, WLOX TV (Biloxi, Miss.). April 17, 2014.
“Four years after the BP oil spill, the disaster is still unfolding, with many unanswered questions…” (read more)
Oil and Water Mix, Then Emotions Flare
By Ben Kenigsberg, The New York Times (Movie Review). April 17, 2014.
“As the fourth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill approaches, on April 20…” (read more)
Review: ‘Vanishing Pearls’ shows fallout after Gulf disasters
By Gary Goldstein, The LA Times. April 17, 2014.
“The decimation of the Gulf Coast oyster industry following the one-two punches…” (read more)
With feral hog damage costs rising, West Bank levee authority to hire contractor within a week
By Andrea Shaw, The Times-Picayune. April 17, 2014.
“The damage caused by feral hogs boring through West Bank levees for grubworms …” (read more)
Houma-born artist turns oil spill tar into art
By Xerxes Wilson, The Houma Courier. April 17, 2014.
While scientists scurry to determine the long-term damage caused by the 2010 BP oil spill…” (read more)