Latest Mississippi River Delta News: March 5, 2014
Louisiana’s Coastline Is Disappearing Too Quickly for Mappers To Keep Up
By Stephanie Garlock, The Atlantic Cities. March 4, 2014.
“Twenty-five years ago, miles of marshy land and grasses separated the small fishing outpost of Buras, Louisiana, from the Gulf of Mexico…” (read more)
Federal money sought for Leeville restoration work
By Xerxes Wilson, The Houma Courier (Houma, La.). March 5, 2014.
“A coastal restoration project aimed at an area of south Lafourche outside the levees is seeking federal support…” (read more)
2 years later, Congress poised to undo flood law
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press. March 4, 2014.
“Less than two years after Congress approved a landmark bill to overhaul the federal flood insurance program…” (read more)