Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Oct. 16, 2014

10.16.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

New marsh flood protection at Bayou St. John (Video)
By WWL TV. Oct. 15, 2014.
“Some say it’s a way to restore vital marshlands in Louisiana. Others tout the green space it’ll provide…” (read more)

Louisiana hopes to get between $1 billion and $4.9 billion in Restore Act oil spill fine money (+video)
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. Oct. 15, 2014.
“Louisiana hopes to receive between $1 billion and $4.9 billion for coastal restoration…” (read more)

Gulf Coast chambers right to fight BP’s attempt to erode settlement: Editorial
Editorial by TheTimes-Picayune. Oct. 15, 2014.
“The oil that gushed into the Gulf of Mexico from BP’s broken well for 87 days…” (read more)

Oil spill fines head to state, parishes
By Keith Magill, The Daily Comet (Lafourche Parish, La.). Oct. 15, 2014.
“State and parish governments are now clear to apply for an estimated $56 million…” (read more)