Latest Mississippi River Delta News: March 16, 2015
BP win cutting Gulf spill tab by $4 billion fought by U.S.
By Margaret Cronin Fisk, Bloomberg Business. March 13, 2015
“The U.S. is fighting a judge’s decision that shaved more than $4 billion off the maximum pollution penalties BP Plc must pay for its 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster, the biggest offshore oil discharge in U.S. history.” (Read More)
Barrier island dune restoration to begin in May
*Photo: Simone Maloz, Restore or Retreat
By Aaren Gordon, Houma Courrier. March 13, 2015
“The Caminada Headland Beach and Dune Restoration Project aims to add barrier island shoreline just south of Port Fourchon, where about 45 feet of land is being washed away per year.” (Read More)