Latest Mississippi River Delta News: April 3, 2014

04.03.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Ted Turner: Time to finally protect wetlands, streams
Opinion by Ted Turner, CNN. April 2, 2014.
“…Clean, healthy waters are also the engines behind a strong outdoor recreation economy. Nationally, hunters and anglers spent $90 billion in 2011 and wildlife watchers spent an additional $55 billion,…” (read more)

Guest Column: Let’s ensure RESTORE funds are spent wisely
Opinion by Simone Champagne, The Daily Advertiser. April 2, 2014.
“The last decade has been a trying one for the people of Louisiana. Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Ike…” (read more)

Coastal restoration financing is uncertain, but Louisiana has ideas to find $50 billion
By Bob Marshall, The Lens. April 2, 2014.
“Raising $50 billion for the ambitious Master Plan to rebuild the Louisiana coast was never going to be easy…” (read more)

Feds want oil and gas industry to self-report close calls at offshore facilities, FuelFix reports
By Jennifer Larino, The Times-Picayune. April 2, 2014.
“FuelFix reports that federal regulators are getting ready to hit the road in an effort to persuade oil and gas companies…” (read more)