Latest Mississippi River Delta News: July 10, 2014
Research shows Gulf of Mexico oil spill caused lesions in fish –scientists
By Barbara Liston, Reuters. July 9, 2014.
“Oil that matches the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been found in the bodies…” (read more)
Scientists: Terrebonne, Barataria toxins on the rise
By John DeSantis, The Tri-Parish Times. July 9, 2014.
“Increasing levels of certain toxins in Louisiana marshes – including some south of Cocodrie…” (read more)
USF Study: Skin Lesions on Fish Decline Years After BP Oil Spill
By Steve Newborn, WUSF Public Media (Florida). July 9, 2014.
“A new study by marine biologists based at the University of South Florida shows that an outbreak…” (read more)
Corps selects three restoration projects to mitigate east bank post-Katrina levee construction environmental damage
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. July 10, 2014.
“The Army Corps of Engineers has chosen three new restoration projects to mitigate damage done…” (read more)
Senate votes for study on whether to make Plaquemines Parish historic sites a national park
By Bruce Alpert, The Times-Picayune. July 9, 2014.
“The Senate Wednesday passed legislation directing a study into the feasibility…” (read more)