Latest Mississippi River Delta News: September 12, 2012
BP proposes deep cleaning of Louisiana beaches in aftermath of Hurricane Isaac
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans). September 11, 2012.
"BP wants to "deep clean" the sand on beaches along the Louisiana coastline where tar balls and tar mats from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico were uncovered by Hurricane Isaac, BP Gulf Coast Restoration Organization President Mike Utsler said Tuesday…" (Read more)
Gulf of Mexico coastal restoration needs investment of billions, foundation reports
By Bruce Alpert, The Times-Picayune. September 12, 2012.
"Washington — Without concerted and expensive efforts to restore the dwindling ecosystems of the Gulf of Mexico, vital national resources will continue to deteriorate and eventually disappear, according to a report released today by the America’s Wetland Foundation…" (Read more)
Obama signs executive order on Gulf Coast restoration
CBS-42. September 10, 2012.
"BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — President Obama has signed an executive order regarding Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration…" (Read more)