Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Oct. 31, 2013
“Operation 111” aims to ensure Gulf restoration money will actually help the Gulf
By Bob Marshall, Field & Stream. Oct. 30, 2013.
“Honey, as we all know, attracts bears. But it also attracts flies, ants, roaches and plenty of other things we don’t really want around…” (read more)
Getting Gulf restoration right: Economics and environment can’t be separated
By Scott Burns, The Lens (New Orleans, La.). Oct. 31, 2013.
“Protecting the environment is good business. That simple truth was clear to me in my early career as a commercial fisherman and has been reinforced repeatedly through decades working on harnessing market forces to preserve fragile marine environments. In my previous life, healthy, clean waters meant more fish in my net…” (read more)
Natural allies for the next Sandy
By Henry Fountain, The New York Times. Oct. 28, 2013.
“The floodwaters from Hurricane Sandy had barely receded in New York last fall when the suggestions started coming for ways to keep the city and other low-lying areas safe in future storms…” (read more)
Top Interior official on offshore drilling to move posts
By Laura Barron-Lopez, The Hill. Oct. 30, 2013.
“A top Interior Department official brought on in the aftermath of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill is leaving his post, The Houston Chronicle reports…” (read more)