Latest news: April 3, 2012
Put money where the damage is
Editorial, The Houma Courier (Houma, La.). April 2, 2012.
“It makes sense that any money coming into the state because of damage caused by the 2010 BP oil spill be used to offset that damage…” (Read more)
Restore Act stalls in U.S. House
By Nikki Buskey, The Daily Comet (Lafourche Parish, La.). April 2, 2012.
“U.S. lawmakers said they will continue pushing for a bill that would send billions of dollars in fines from the BP oil spill to Gulf Coast states…” (Read more)
Questions face local task force
Editorial, The Houma Courier. April 2, 2012.
“Local levee officials have argued for years that what coastal Louisiana needs is a significant investment of money from the state and federal levels…” (Read more)
Scientists find slow subsidence of Earth’s crust beneath the Mississippi delta
Science Codex. April 2, 2012.
“The Earth’s crust beneath the Mississippi Delta sinks at a much slower rate than what had been assumed…” (Read more)