Latest Mississippi River Delta News: February 4, 2012

02.04.2013 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Mike Voisin’s Strong, Calm Seafood Voice Goes Silent
By Ed Lallo, Louisiana Seafood News. February 2, 2013.
“At 10:38 am on what was a sunny Saturday morning, the mood darkened in southern Louisiana as the state and Gulf seafood industries lost one of their strongest voices. Michael C. Voisin, owner of Motivatit Seafoods and a current Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commissioner, died in intensive care from a massive heart condition while at Terrebonne General Hospital in his hometown of Houma…” (Read more)

Plan for oil spill money under way
By Nikki Buskey, The Houma (La.) Courier. February 2, 2013.
“A plan to spend billions of dollars in environmental fines from the 2010 Gulf oil spill will be released July 6…” (Read more)

New Congressional report summarizes BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill actions
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans). February 1, 2013.
“The Congressional Research Service has issued a new report summarizing information about the BP Deepwater Horizon accident and oil spill, including the few actions taken by Congress in its response…” (Read more)