Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Oct. 24, 2013
Coastal chief praises restoration efforts
By Xerxes Wilson, The Houma Courier (Houma, La. ). Oct. 22, 2013.
“The state’s top coastal restoration official told the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce Tuesday that he is hopeful about efforts to restore the local coastline…” (read more)
Louisiana seeks to build national coalition against sky-high flood insurance
By Julia O’Donoghue, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, La.). Oct. 23, 2013.
“With efforts to delay extreme hikes to flood insurance premiums stalled in the U.S. Congress, Louisiana state legislators have started to look at what they can do to address the sky-high rates residents are facing for flood insurance renewal…” (read more)
C.P.R.A and Army Corps Plan to Restore Coastal Ecosystem with Balanced Mississippi River Management (Video)
By Tyler Wing, WGNO (New Orleans, La.). Oct. 23, 2013.
“Coastal restoration is under the microscope at U.N.O as part of a partner project between the federal government and the state of Louisiana…” (read more)