Latest Mississippi River Delta News: July 9, 2015

07.09.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

House to White House: Keep hands off oil and gas revenue sharing for Gulf states
By Bruce Alpert, The Times-Picayune. July 8, 2015
These Gulf States not only produce the lion’s share of the infrastructure and workforce for the industry in the Gulf of Mexico, we also have inherent environmental and economic risks,” Byrne said. “The BP oil spill five years ago should tell us all what that means.(Read More)

Rising Mississippi River will trigger more levee, vessel restrictions next week
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. July 8, 2015
Swollen by unseasonal Midwest rainfall during the past month, the Mississippi River is now expected to crest at 15.5 feet on July 20 and 21 at the Carrollton Gage in New Orleans, according to a 28-day forecast issued Wednesday by National Weather Service’s Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.(Read More)