Latest Mississippi River Delta News: June 12, 2013
Girl, 5, among those who get messages across at RESTORE Act meeting in Biloxi
By Paul Hampton, The Sun Herald. June 11, 2013.
“BILOXI (Miss.) — One of the most effective people at Tuesday night’s meeting on the RESTORE Act didn’t have a great speaking voice, a polished presentation or a bunch of political connections…” (Read more)
Have your say on fine money
Editorial, The Daily Comet (Thibodeaux, La.). June 10, 2013.
“Louisiana was the hardest-hit state during the 2010 BP oil spill and its aftermath.
And the planning process for how to spend the fines BP will have to pay — likely in the billions of dollars — should give Louisiana and its people an excellent opportunity to request the projects they would like to see advanced with that money…” (Read more)
Mobile Baykeeper coastal restoration workshop scheduled for June 12th at 5 Rivers
The Green Register, The Press Register (Mobile, Ala.). June 11, 2013.
“Mobile Baykeeper will be holding an Alabama Restoration Workshop on Wednesday, June 12th from 12:00 noon to 4:00pm at 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center in Spanish Fort, Alabama…” (Read more)