Latest Mississippi River Delta News: March 2, 2015

03.02.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Let Washington and Baton Rouge know how much you care about the coast: Walt Leger III
The Times-Picayune. Feb. 28, 2015
“At this critical time when the promise of revenue sharing is being threatened, we must, more than ever, stand united in our commitment to the coast.” (Read More)

Bobby Jindal’s budget cuts to coastal restoration agency won’t affect projects, levees, official says
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. Feb. 27, 2015
“Gov. Bobby Jindal’s proposed $20.6 million budget cut for the agency overseeing coastal restoration and levees won’t affect ongoing projects, the agency’s chairman said Friday after the governor released his budget proposal.” (Read More)

Coastal authority gets $50,000 donation to protect southwest Louisiana coastline
AP, Daily Journal. Feb. 28, 2015
“Representatives with Columbia Pipeline Group have presented the Chenier Plain Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority with a $50,000 donation to help fund continued operations to protect the Southwest Louisiana coastline.” (Read More)