Latest Mississippi River Delta News: March 28, 2014
Louisiana $50 billion coastal restoration plan would inject billions more into economy every year, study finds
By Katherine Sayre, The Time-Picayune. March 27, 2014.
“Under Louisiana’s $50 billion, 50-year coastal restoration plan, the economy would see a boost from construction…” (read more)
Study: Funding coastal effort would create jobs
By Kevin McGill, Associated Press. March 27, 2014.
“A study commissioned by an environmental group says funding the state’s multibillion-dollar, 50-year master plan…” (read more)
Coastal Master Plan would create jobs, revenue (+video)
By Jeff Adelson, The New Orleans Advocate. March 28, 2014.
“Fully funding Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan could result in the creation of between 109,000 and 212,000 jobs…” (read more)
Resiliency Plan heads to council
By Jacob Batte, The Houma Courier. March 27, 2014.
“A plan to help Lafourche Parish expand, attract new residents and maintain a high quality of life is headed…” (read more)
Louisiana’s Swamp-Rat Dog Treat
By Mary Ann Stenberg, The New Yorker Elements. March 27, 2014.
“Nutria, the furry rodents with ratlike tails and two bright-orange front teeth, reproduce at astounding rates…” (read more)