Latest Mississippi River Delta News: May 22, 2013
30 years of time-lapse satellite images show coastal Louisiana wasting away
By Bob Marshall, The Lens (New Orleans). May 21, 2013.
“The new Google app arrived in my life to the kind of reception reserved for a doctor carrying the results of a biopsy. Did I really want to know…” (Read more)
Oyster leaseholders lose suit blaming oil spill berms for damage
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans). May 21, 2013.
“Oyster growers on both sides of the Mississippi River who sued the state, dredge operators and BP claiming damages to their oyster leases in 2010 during the construction of berms designed to capture oil during the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill had their lawsuit thrown out in two different federal courts on Monday…” (Read more)
Wildlife & Fisheries lottery may make you a gator getter
By Tod Masson, The Times-Picayune. May 21, 2013.
“The hit television show Swamp People has made alligator hunting cooler than the other side of Stuart Scott’s pillow, and now everybody wants to do it…” (Read more)