Latest Mississippi River Delta News: April 4, 2014

04.04.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation approves $144.5 million for Caminada beach restoration
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. April 3, 2014.
“The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced Thursday (April 3) that it has approved another $144.5 million…” (read more)

Caminada Headland project gets $144.5 million for second phase
By Amy Wold, The Advocate. April 4, 2014.
“An additional $144.5 million was provided to the state from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation…” (read more)

$144.5M in spill fines to be used for La. Beach
By the Associated Press. April 3, 2014.
“The foundation overseeing use of fines from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has approved $144.5 million…” (read more)

Senator Pushes for Estuaries and Wetlands Restoration
By Dredging Today. April 4, 2014.
“Restoring our nation’s estuary treasures and helping local communities address water infrastructure problems is essential…” (read more)

Entergy Urges U.S. Companies to Spend on Safety Amid Growing Weather-Related Risks, an Industrial Info News Alert
By Market Watch, Wall Street Journal. April 3, 2014.
“West noted that the economic consequences in heavily industrialized areas, such as the Gulf Coast, which is prone to hurricanes and an ever-diminishing wetlands area, are devastating to the entire U.S. economy…” (read more)

Deepwater Horizon disaster spurs research into underwater ecology
By Jon Marcus, Times Higher Education. April 3, 2014.
“Nearly 100 investigators and about 60 students and postdoctoral research associates are at work determining the extent of the damage…” (read more)

The City and the Sea
By Meera Subramanian, Orion Magazine. March/April 2014.
“The way forward will require an unlikely collaboration, not just between public institutions and citizens, but also between humans and the one player too often left outside, literally and figuratively: nature herself…” (read more)