Latest Mississippi River Delta News: November 6, 2012
Community Impact Series: Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana
By Ian McNulty, WWNO (New Orleans). November 6, 2012.
“The Louisiana coast nurtures one of the world’s great fisheries, it supports immense shipping and chemical industries and it’s the linchpin for our region’s cultural identity…” (Read more)
Elmer’s Island remains closed due to oil
The Associated Press. November 6, 2012.
“ELMER’S ISLAND, La. (AP) – Elmer’s Island, the public beachfront on the Gulf of Mexico near Grand Isle, is still closed two months after Hurricane Isaac’s waves exposed oil from BP’s massive 2010 oil spill…” (Read more)
Louisiana Parishes Fault Coast Guard For Slow Removal Of BP Oil
By Susan Buchanan, The Huffington Post. November 5, 2012.
“BP oil and tar that washed ashore or was uncovered in Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Bernard and other Louisiana parishes during Hurricane Isaac is settling into wetlands and shutting some public beaches…” (Read more)
Ad during Saints game will demo wetlands loss
By Mike Hasten, Gannett Louisiana. November 5, 2012.
“BATON ROUGE – Louisiana loses about a football field of land every 50 minutes, and viewers of tonight’s New Orleans Saints football game will get a dramatic demonstration of what that means…” (Read more)