Latest Mississippi River Delta News: May 16, 2013
The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — How We Got This Way: Canal Dredging
By Bob Marshall, WWNO (New Orleans). May 15, 2013.
“These days when fishing guide Ryan Lambert motors away from the boat launch in Buras, he’s fishing in the what locals call “the land of used-to-bes…” (Read more)
The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — How We Got This Way: Rising Seas, Sinking Land
By Bob Marshall, WWNO. May 16, 2013.
“The clang of tide gauges throughout parts of southeast Louisiana aren’t from a science fiction movie, though they may make residents feel like they’re caught in one…” (Read more)
Louisiana lists 39 restoration projects that would be financed with BP oil spill fine money
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans). May 15, 2013.
“Louisiana coastal officials have put together a list of 39 restoration projects that they hope will be partially or fully financed by money the state or federal agencies expect to receive as a result of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill…” (Read more)
Program aims to boost La. seafood industry
By Timothy Boone, The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.). May 15, 2013.
“A program to help the state’s seafood industry by establishing better ties between fishermen and consumers got a major boost Tuesday when one of the first products designated as “Certified Authentic Louisiana Wild Seafood” was unveiled…” (Read more)