Latest Mississippi River Delta News: June 15, 2015

06.15.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Katrina: An in-depth look at the disaster that brought New Orleans to its knees and changed it forever
The New Orleans Advocate. June 14, 2015
An unprecedented $71 billion in federal assistance has remade southeast Louisiana in ways large and small, from the temporary blue-tarp roofs that dotted the landscape in late 2005 to the higher, stronger levees that replaced the ones that failed so catastrophically on Aug. 29, spilling tragedy into the region.” (Read More)

Five years later, Deepwater Horizon research continues but headlines fade
By Kristan Uhlenbrock, June 15, 2015
It’s been five years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and as scientific research continues to unfurl more details about the impacts of the spill, the public pays less attention as time moves on. Yet many questions still go unanswered. Where did all the oil go? How is it impacting the environment? What does this mean for future oil spill response?(Read More)
Katrina: The Debris / / Ingredients
By Eve Troeh, WWNO. June 15, 2015
The root of the word “restaurant” is in fact the French verb restaurer​, to restore. And New Orleans restaurateurs, the proprietors, were seen as key figures in restoring the life and spirit of the city. But in those first months after the flood, nobody was sure how or even if the city’s most famous restaurants were going to reopen.(Read More)