Latest Mississippi River Delta News: June 26, 2014
Trustees to approve $627 million of BP Phase III early restoration projects over Texas objections
By Mark Schlefistein, The Times-Picayune. June 25, 2014.
“Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and several federal agencies acting as public trustees…” (read more)
Oyster shell recycling program starts for New Orleans area restaurants
By Benjamin Alexander-Bloch, The Times-Picayune. June 24, 2014.
“A year after the Shell Oil Company donated $1 million to start an oyster shell recycling program…” (read more)
Look beneath the sand
Editorial by The Pensacola News Journal. June 25, 2014.
“Monday marked a sickening anniversary for our seashores. It was four years ago…” (read more)
La. oyster beds recovering after storms, oil spill
By Stacey Plaisance, Associated Press. June 24, 2014.
“For the first time in its 100-year-plus history, one of New Orleans’ biggest oyster dealers…” (read more)
Recent Loss of Freshwater Wetlands Worldwide Valued at $2.7 Trillion per Year
By Sandra Postel, National Geographic. June 25, 2014.
“The question of whether to drain a wetland to make way for a shopping mall or a cornfield…” (read more)