Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Oct. 25, 2013
Environmentalists fear streamlining in water resources bills could lead to projects like MRGO
By Bruce Alpert, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, La.). Oct. 24, 2013.
“Regulatory streamlining provisions in both House- and Senate-passed water resources bills could lead to poorly conceived projects like the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO), environmental advocates said Thursday…” (read more)
7 people indicted BP Oil Spill fraud case
By Associated Press. Oct. 24, 2013.
“A grand jury has indicted seven people who are accused of receiving thousands of dollars in fraudulent claims related to the 2010 BP Oil Spill disaster…” (read more)
Mississippi River plume played role in BP oil spill
By James A. Foley, Nature World News. Oct. 24, 2013.
“The Mississippi River plume played a significant role in the the transportation of oil following the 2009 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a new study, which suggests the complex circulation of the river plume was directly connected to the outcome of the disaster…” (read more)