Latest Mississippi River Delta News: September 28, 2012
More controversy over proposed coal handling terminal
By Sabrina Wilson, WVUE-TV. September 27, 2012.
"Myrtle Grove, La. — There is a new controversy over a proposed coal-handling facility…" (Read more)
After Isaac, oyster harvest struggles
The Associated Press. September 28, 2012.
"HOUMA, La. – Hurricane Isaac wiped out many adult oysters in Louisiana waters, another blow to an industry that has been struggling in the wake of BP PLC's 2010 massive oil spill. But in a twist, the storm's raging waters also may have helped set the stage for better crops in years to come…" (Read more)
We Won't Be Stopped–And Neither Will BP's Mess On Elmer's Island
By Jonathan Henderson, Gulf Restoration Network. September 27, 2012.
"Yesterday, I ventured down to Elmer’s Island (and Grand Isle) to check on current conditions and impacts in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac and the wake of the BP disaster…" (Read more)