Latest Mississippi River Delta News: June 2, 2014

06.02.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

What To Do With Bayou Bienvenue? (+audio)
By Laine Kaplan-Levenson, WWNO. June 2, 2014.
“The Bayou Bienvenue Wetland Triangle of today is what is called a “ghost swamp”. Until the 1960s, it was a full of cypress trees…” (read more)

St. Bernard gets oyster reef to help protect shoreline
By Amy Wold, The Advocate. June 2, 2014.
“A partnership among a business, the state and a nonprofit conservation organization is helping protect…” (read more)

Lawmakers divide expected oil spill recovery money
By Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press. May 30, 2014.
“Lawmakers want to steer Gulf oil spill recovery money to help refill Louisiana’s “rainy day” fund…” (read more)

BP and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries debate fishing areas still closed from oil spill
By Benjamin Alexander-Bloch, The Times-Picayune. May 30, 2014.
“Following a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries statement this week labeling shrimp from areas still closed…” (read more)