Latest Mississippi River Delta News: July 15, 2015

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Plaquemines Parish rejects BP settlement offer as too small
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. July 14, 2015
Plaquemines Parish has turned down a settlement offer from BP to pay for damages caused during the Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill because it was too small to compensate for the losses, two lawyers representing the parish in settlement talks said Monday (July 13). (Read More)
Katrina 10th anniversary: connection future hurricanes to climate change
By Laurie Wiegler, Examiner. July 14, 2015
Looking into the future, with sea level rise plus the Gulf coast losing its wetlands due to development and the sediment being cut off by the dams and channelization that the oil companies have done, …plus sea level rise, there is a real vulnerability. (Read More)