Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Jan. 28, 2014
BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill’s impact on Gulf of Mexico fisheries discussed
By Benjamin Alexander-Bloch, The Times-Picayune. Jan. 27, 2014.
“As the 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference continued on Monday…” (read more)
Meetings on coastal planning cancelled due to winter weather conditions
By Manuel Torres, The Times-Picayune. Jan. 28, 2014.
“A New Orleans meeting of the Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection and Restoration Act Regional Planning Team…” (read more)
New Orleans’ mayor faces tough reelection race despite city’s strides
By Molly-Hennessey-Fisk, The Los Angeles Times. Jan. 27, 2014.
“Mayor Mitch Landrieu strode into a battered city park in the troubled Central City neighborhood one recent Saturday…” (read more)
Bipartisan flood Insurance bill clears U.S. Senate hurdle
By Thomas Ferraro, Reuters. Jan. 27, 2014.
“A bipartisan bill to delay dramatic increases in federal flood insurance premiums for millions of American homeowners…” (read more)