Latest Mississippi River Delta News: June 4, 2013
Senate committee to examine Restore Act progress
By Bruce Alpert, The Times-Picayune. June 3, 2013.
“WASHINGTON — A Senate committee this week will examine the status of Gulf restoration efforts three years after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster…” (Read more)
Local flood protection levee system sound, fully functional
WWL-TV (New Orleans). June 3, 2013.
“In the eight years since Hurricane Katrina, billions of dollars have been spent to strengthen the local flood protection system and there’s no doubt we are better prepared now to fight flooding from a major hurricane…” (Read more)
Deciding what to do with Restore Act money
WEAR-TV. June 3, 2013.
“ESCAMBIA COUNTY — 260-million dollars up for grabs, and it’s all up to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council to decide who gets it…” (Read more)