Latest Mississippi River Delta News: August 5, 2014
John Snell reports: A Coast in crisis (+video)
By John Snell, WVUE (New Orleans, La.). Aug. 4, 2014.
“Each year, Louisiana loses 25-35 square miles of its coast, according to the U.S. Geological Survey…” (read more)
Causes of fish skin lesions ruled out, except for BP oil spill, new study says
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune.
“A team of scientists studying the cause of skin lesions found on fish…” (read more)
Where’s the Money? RESTORE Act
By Debbie Williams, WKRG (Mobile, Ala.). Aug. 4, 2014.
“Remember the RESTORE Act? It was the much celebrated legislation…” (read more)
Reader: Work together on coastal restoration
By Brad Young (Miss. Wildlife Federation), The Clarion-Ledger. Aug. 4, 2014.
“Recently the Senate Commerce Committee met with the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council…” (read more)
Fresh water costing fishermen, but may benefit wetlands
By Rob Masson, WVUE (New Orleans, La.). Aug. 4, 2014.
“Some people say they’re not catching nearly as much lately in their favorite fishing spots…” (read more)