Latest Mississippi River Delta News: April 28, 2014

04.28.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

BP Oil Spill Still Affecting The Gulf [PART 2]
By Dave Malkoff, The Today Show. April 26, 2014.
“Large predators like dolphins and sea turtles are still dying in large numbers around the gulf coast 4 years after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill…” (watch here) (Part 1 here)

How a Gulf Settlement That BP Once Hailed Became Its Target
By Campbell Robertson and John Schwartz, The New York Times. April 26, 2014.
“Four years ago the Deepwater Horizon oil rig caught fire and exploded, killing 11 men, spewing millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico…” (read more)

BP refuses to pay for more research on Deepwater Horizon oil spill effects on dolphins, turtles, oysters
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. April 25, 2014.
“BP has refused to pay for continued studies of the effects of its Deepwater Horizon oil spill on marine mammals, turtles and oysters…” (read more)

Coastal restoration gets $1.1 million from offshore activity
By John Harper, The Daily Comet. April 25, 2014.
“Louisiana got some some help this year rebuilding its coast from producers extracting minerals off its coast…” (read more)

‘Forbes’: Wetlands restoration shows ‘private capital is key’ to environmental protection
The Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. April 25, 2014.
“Wetlands restoration over the past several decades is a prime example of the role government policy can play in catalyzing…” (read more)

Fishermen concerned about seafood 4 years after Gulf oil spill
By Rhonda J. Miller, International Science Times. April 27, 2014.
“Four years after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon killed 11 people and BP’s Macondo well gushed 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico…” (read more)