Latest Mississippi River Delta news: Nov. 6, 2015
Louisiana’s 50-year coastal master plan seen as $71 billion short
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. Nov. 6, 2015.
“Louisiana’s projections for funding its 50-year master plan for coastal restoration and hurricane storm surge protection are at least $71 billion short of the inflation-adjusted $91.7 billion price tag, according to a study released Friday (Nov. 6) by the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law & Policy…” (read more).
BP engineer involved in 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill expected to change plea
By Patrick Torphy, The Christian Science Monitor. Nov. 6, 2015.
“A former BP engineer implicated in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is expected to change his plea at a hearing in Federal court on Friday, possibly resolving a three-year legal battle. Kurt Mix is expected to appear before US District Judge Standwood Duval on Friday morning in New Orleans. He had previously pleaded not guilty to charges of obstruction of justice…” (read more).