Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Nov. 7, 2013

Video: A look at Mississippi River diversions with Captain Ryan Lambert
By The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.). Nov. 6, 2013.
“This edition of “The Advocate: On The Outside” with Advocate outdoors writer Joe Macaluso and videographer Gary Krouse takes a look at Mississippi River diversions with Captain Ryan Lambert…” (See more)

Public-radio documentary examines threat to Louisiana’s coastline from rising seas
By Dave Walker, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, La.). Nov. 6, 2013.
“Rising seas and their threat to Louisiana’s coastline is the subject of an episode of “Burn: An Energy Journal,” a public-radio documentary, airing at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 6) on WWNO FM-89.9. For the episode, titled “Rising Seas,” reporters visited Miami, Louisiana, New York City and Greenland…” (read more) (video clip)

Graves: Saving Louisiana’s coast will also boost state’s bottom line
By David Dodson, Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. Nov. 6, 2013.
“Garrett [sic] Graves, Gov. Bobby Jindal’s point person on all things coastal, regaled the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge today with a barrage of facts and figures on the Louisiana Gulf Coast’s contribution to the state and national economies…” (read more)

Big development worries locals on Grand Isle
By John harper, The Houma Courier (Houma, La.). Nov. 6, 2013.
“Large-scale real estate development may be knocking on the door just in time to provide growth and economic stability for the storm-battered, oil-spill weary coastal community of Grand Isle that has drawn generations of Louisianans and other tourists to its shores…” (read more)