Latest Mississippi River Delta News: March 18, 2014

03.18.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Coastal restoration, oyster leases, and BP oil spill are topics at State of the Coast conference beginning Tuesday
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. March 17, 2014.
“New Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Chairman Jerome Zeringue and political pundit James Carville…” (read more)

A moving target
By Jeremy Alford, Louisiana Sportsman. March 18, 2014.
“It’s already happening. Right now. Low-lying areas along the coast are disappearing and exposing…” (read more)

Endangered Species in the Gulf’ premieres Tuesday
By Adrian Hirch, Louisiana Public Broadcasting. March 17, 2014.
“Louisiana Public Broadcasting will premiere an episode ofAlive! in America’s Delta that focuses on endangered species…”  (read more)

Students crowd-source to raise money for oil spill dispersant experiments
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. March 17, 2014.
“A chemical engineering professor at Columbia University is using an unusual method – crowd-funding…” (read more)

Improve coordination along coast
Editorial, The Daily Comet (Lafourche parish, La.). March 17, 2014.
“Water doesn’t care about parish boundaries. Unfortunately, the political subdivisions…” (read more)

Wastewater may help wetlands
By Xerxes Wilson, The Houma Courier (Houma, La.). March 17, 2014.
“One of Terrebonne Parish President Michel Claudet’s goals before leaving office after the end…” (read more)