Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Feb. 17, 2014
BP fights US government for release of gulf spill ‘evidence’
By Ed Crooks, The Financial Times. Feb. 15, 2014.
“BP is trying to force the US government to release evidence that the company says shows its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has done much less…” (read more)
Tulane to announce $1 million prize for ‘dead zones’ solution on Monday
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. Feb. 14, 2014.
“Tulane University President Scott Cowen will announce the creation of a $1 million “Grand Challenge” prize aimed at finding better ways to fight hypoxia…” (read more)
La. tree planting focuses on restoring native habitat
By Amy Wold, The Advocate. Feb. 16, 2014.
“Ben Henry, 8, was helping plant trees with his mother, Donata Henry, at the Abita Creek Preserve on a beautiful Saturday morning but was getting a little distracted…” (read more)
LED says world wants La. goods
By Lynda Edwards, The Daily Advertiser. Feb. 15, 2014.
“The world wants more of Louisiana goods, according to Louisiana Economic Development…” (read more)
Political Horizons: Levee board lawsuit still under fire
By Mark Ballard, The Advocate. Feb. 16, 2014.
“Once again, the Louisiana Legislature will spend much time during the coming months trying to control, if not eliminate, lawsuits…” (read more)