Latest Mississippi River Delta news: Oct. 2, 2014

10.02.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Louisiana Is Disappearing Into the Sea
By Nathaniel Rich, The New Republic. Sept. 30, 2014.
“Louisiana is disappearing. Since 1932, the Gulf of Mexico has swallowed 2,300 square miles of the state’s wetlands, an area larger than Delaware. If no action is taken, the missing Delaware will become a missing Connecticut, and then a missing Vermont…” (read more).

Edwards takes aim at coastal restoration
By Chris Leblanc, The Daily Comet. Sept. 30, 2014.
“As part of his campaign for Louisiana’s 6th District congressional seat, former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards tackled coastal restoration this week… (read more).

Edwards Focuses on Coastal Restoration
By Mark Ballard, The Advocate. Sept. 30, 2014.
“Former Gov. Edwin W. Edwards said Tuesday that if he wins a place in Congress, he would focus on pressing the federal government to pay for the restoration of the state’s coastal areas…” (read more)

H3 Studio Finalist in Changing Course Lower Mississippi River Delta Design Competition
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Oct. 1, 2014.
“On the 22nd of September it was announced that H3 STUDIO as the lead of STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI team was selected as one of the three finalist teams to participate in the international design competition entitled Changing Course: Navigating the Future of the Lower Mississippi River Delta…” (read more).