Latest Mississippi River Delta News: August 4, 2014

08.04.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Oyster Shells Recycled
By Taylor Burley, New Orleans Magazine. Aug. 1, 2014.
“The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) recently implemented the state’s first formal…” (read more)

Oil spill monitors will stay on the job, state says (+video)
By Kimberly Blair, The Pensacola New Journal. Aug. 2, 2014.
“…tracking down more than 46,000 tar balls and 3,190 pounds of submerged tar mats that have been cleaned up…” (read more)

BP Oil Spill: Deepwater Horizon Toxins Consumed By Ocean Bacteria
By Kathleen Caulderwood, International Business Times. Aug. 1, 2014.
“In her research, Olivia Mason found that Colwellia were not consuming some of the most toxic chemicals…” (read more)

Kane: What Mississippi can learn from Louisiana (+video)
By Kevin Kane, The Clarion-Ledger. Aug. 1, 2014.
“Good planning efforts can ensure that the coming financial windfall is not wasted…” (read more)

Wave-control devices tested at Louisiana’s Shark Island
By Amy Wold, Associated Press. Aug. 3, 2014.
“Shark Island in Iberia Parish is the testing ground for three unusual devices…” (read more)

Louisiana to reopen fishing waters closed after Gulf oil spill
By WWL Radio (New Orleans, La.). Aug. 3, 2014.
“State wildlife and fisheries regulators say they’re reopening certain state…” (read more)