Latest Mississippi River Delta News: February 1, 2013
Eco vs. econo: 11th-hour dispute over plan to spend $20B in BP fines
By Bob Marshall, The Lens (New Orleans). January 31, 2013.
“There was praise from most of the interested parties Tuesday when the federal Department of Commerce released the draft of its plan for spending what is expected to be more than $20 billion in fines stemming from BP’s Deepwater Horizon spill…” (Read more)
Super Bowl 2013 ‘Super Saturday of Service’ includes Bayou Sauvage tree planting
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans). January 31, 2013.
“As part of a Super Bowl 2013 “Super Saturday of Service,” students participating in a Wetlands Youth Summit sponsored by the Houma-based South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center will team up with the National Football League to plant 3,000 trees in Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge in eastern New Orleans…” (Read more)