Latest Mississippi River Delta News: August 23, 2012
Corps of Engineers, state confrontation turns tense at meeting Wednesday
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans). August 22, 2012.
"A running confrontation between state officials and the Army Corps of Engineers over the construction of a saltwater-blocking underwater dam in the Mississippi River turned tense Wednesday at the monthly meeting of the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority…" (Read more)
GoCoast 2020 group will advise on utilizing RESTORE Act Funds on Mississippi Gulf Coast
By Susan Ruddiman, The Mississippi Press. August 22, 2012.
"BILOXI, Mississippi — Gov. Phil Bryant's announcement of GoCoast 2020, a distinguished group of south Mississippi movers and shakers who will help steer millions in BP oil spill fine money, drew a hearty round of applause Wednesday at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center…" (Read more)