Latest Mississippi River Delta News: March 20, 2014

Think Tank, Dr. John Lopez
By Garland Robinette, WWL Radio (New Orleans, La.). March 19, 2014.
“River diversions are a major part of the backbone of our $50 billion plan to save our coastline…” (read more)

Louisiana’s coastal insects still dying from BP oil spill, researcher says (+video)
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. March 19, 2014.
“Insects living in wetland grasses along Louisiana’s coast oiled in the aftermath of the 2010 BP Deepwater…” (read more)

BP Scraps Renewable Energy Goal After Investing $8.3 Billion
By Louise Downing, Bloomberg Businessweek.
“BP recovering from an oil spill that may cost it as much as $42 billion, said it hasn’t set a new target…” (read more)

BP oil spill doc ‘Vanishing Pearls,’ focusing on plight of Louisiana fishers, picked up for distribution
By Mike Scott, The Times-Picayune. March 19, 2014.
“The BP oil-spill doc “Vanishing Pearls,” made by native New Orleanian and first-time filmmaker Nailah Jefferson…” (read more)