Latest Mississippi River Delta News: March 27, 2014

03.27.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

The Listening Post Asks: What Do You Know About Coastal Erosion? (+audio)
By Kate Richardson, WWNO (New Orleans, La.). March 27, 2014.
“Every week WWNO’s Listening Post project asks questions about local news in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast…” (read more)

Graves, Claudet to be honored for coastal work
By The Tri-Parish Times (Houma, La.). March 26, 2014.
“Garret Graves, formerly Gov. Bobby Jindal’s chief of coastal policies, has been named the Conservationist of the Year for 2013. Graves will receive the Governor’s Award…” (read more)

US agencies seek to clarify wetlands protections
By John Flsher, Bloomberg Businessweek. March 26, 2014.
“Federal agencies Tuesday asserted regulatory authority over many of the nation’s streams and wetlands in an effort…” (read more)

Bayou Corne sinkhole swallows six more trees
By River Parishes Bureau, The Advocate. March 27, 2014.
“The 29-acre sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowed six cypress trees Wednesday…” (read more)

Ex-BP engineer seeks sentencing delay
By Associated Press. March 27, 2014.
“A former BP engineer has asked for a delay in his sentencing on an obstruction of justice charge related to the 2010 Gulf oil spill…” (read more)

Poll: Health of coast key to Texas economy
By Bronwyn Turner, Galveston Daily News (Tx.). March 27, 2014.
“While oil spill cleanup efforts continued in Galveston Bay, a poll released Tuesday shows a majority of Texans…” (read more)

Ship Operator in Houston Spill on Probation for Pollution Case
By Harry R. Weber and Dan Murtaugh, Bloomberg. March 25, 2014.
“The operator of the bulk carrier that collided with a barge carrying fuel oil in the Houston Ship Channel…” (read more)