Latest Mississippi River Delta news: Nov. 11, 2015

11.11.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Underground map of La. to help fight coastal loss at sea level
By John Snell, FOX 8 (New Orleans). Nov. 10, 2015.
“A study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ranks parts of South Louisiana among the most rapidly sinking spots on earth. While opinions are sharply divided about the causes, McLindon argues the primary culprits of subsidence in the Delta are underground faults…” (read more).

BP oil spill dispersants hindered rather than helped, study says
By Beatrice Gitau, The Christian Science Monitor. Nov. 10, 2015.
“Chemical agents dropped from a plane on the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico removed oil from the water’s surface but did not help fully degrade it, a new study indicates…” (read more).

Foundation approves $21 million in oil spill restoration projects
By Mike Cason, Nov. 10, 2015.
“The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has approved more than $21 million for five projects in Alabama to restore natural resources affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the governor’s office announced…” (read more).