Latest Mississippi River Delta News: July 9, 2014
Plaquemines Parish moves forward to restore pelican nesting site damaged by BP oil spill
By Bob Marshall, The Lens. July 8, 2014.
“This spring, P.J. Hahn pleaded with the Legislature and the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority…” (read more)
Funds Still Needed To Rebuild Cat Island, But Restoration Begins
By Lane Kaplan-Levenson, WWNO. July 8, 2014.
“The 2010 BP Oil Spill ruined the Cat Island bird sanctuary, a pelican nesting site. Plaquemines Parish…” (read more)
Corps of Engineers allocates $50,000 to study deepening Mississippi River to accommodate bigger ships
By Bruce Alpert, The Times-Picayune. July 8, 2014.
“There’s encouraging news about a long-stalled proposal to deepen the Mississippi River…” (read more)