Latest Mississippi River Delta News: May 22, 2015

05.22.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Levee group publishes first report
By Meredith Burns, Daily Comet. May 21, 2015
“The Coastal Louisiana Levee Consortium published its first report last week to provide information on building levees and related policies.The report includes South Lafourche Levee District’s guide to build affordable levees, a paper from North Lafourche Levee District Executive Director Dwayne Bourgeois about the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard, and other information.” (Read More)
High incidence of dolphin deaths in Gulf of Mexico conclusively linked to BP oil
By Laurie Wiegler, Examiner. May 21, 2015
“Colin O’Mara, pres. and CEO of the NWF, said in part in his organization’s e-mailed statement: “…This new federal study proves conclusively that BP is misleading the American people and puts the ‘smoking gun’ in BP’s hands. The facts are clear: the company’s ‘grossly negligent’ actions killed dolphins in the northern Gulf.” (Read More)