Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Sept. 25, 2014
BP oil spill fines may fund restoration of tiny island (+video)
By John Snell, WVUE (New Orleans, La.). Sept. 24, 2014.
“Fines from the 2010 Gulf oil spill could rebuild a small island in Plaquemines Parish…” (read more)
Nation fails to address coastal and inland flood risks, civil engineer society says
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. Sept. 24, 2014.
“Nine years after levee failures flooded New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina and two years…” (read more)
Thanks to Landrieu, Southwest Louisiana has Received Over $1.04 Billion to Rebuild from Rita
By Insurance News Net. Sept. 24, 2014.
“Nine years after Hurricane Rita, data provided by FEMA shows that Louisiana has received $1.04 billion…” (read more)
Local firms invent modules to protect Louisiana coast
By Grant Jansen, Daily Journal of Commerce. Sept. 25, 2014.
“The coastal regions of Louisiana are suffering significant erosion and land loss. According to scientists…” (read more)