Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Dec. 4, 2014

Panel: Diversions help rebuild Mississippi delta
By Cain Burdeau, Associated Press. Dec. 3, 2014.
“Diverting the Mississippi River’s water and sediment is an effective way to restore Louisiana’s eroding coastal land, officials with an influential governor’s panel agreed Wednesday….” (read more )
 Governor’s Advisory Commission Talks Social and Economic Impacts of Land Loss
By Laine Kaplan-Levenson, WWNO. Dec. 3, 2014.
“How many hundreds of billions of dollars do you incorporate into the movement of towns and communities and citizens as the storms get larger, or as they become more impacted?” (read more )
 Letter: Conservation good for economy
By Ray Herndon, The Advocate. Dec. 3, 2014.
“Louisiana’s coastal management agencies have been rightfully and singularly focused on the restoration of our coastal resources…” (read more )