Latest Mississippi River Delta news: Dec. 3, 2015
To seek fed support, study projects economic cost of coastal loss
By Bob Marshall, The Lens. Dec. 2, 2015
“Continued coastal land loss in Louisiana could cost the state and national economies tens of billions dollars a year, and it could allow a single hurricane to deliver a $133 billion blow to the state, according to a new study by Louisiana State University and the RAND Corporation…” (read more).
Phil Bryant to host Dec. 9 meeting of RESTORE Council in Biloxi
By Warren Kulo, al.com. Dec. 2, 2015.
“BILOXI, Mississippi — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant will host a meeting of the RESTORE Council next Wednesday at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum Convention Center in Biloxi. The 10 a.m. meetings will be preceded by a 9 a.m. open house. Both are open to the public…” (read more).
Our Views: Brain power for the coast
By Editorial Board Staff, The Advocate. Nov. 30, 2015
“Because coastal erosion is threatening the very existence of Louisiana, we have welcomed the development of not only physical restoration projects but the intellectual infrastructure to combat coastline loss…” (read more).