Latest news: January 18, 2012

01.18.2012 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Coastians speak out about oil-spill damage at meeting

By Karen Nelson, The Sun Herald (Biloxi, Miss.). January 17, 2012.

“GAUTIER — A crowd of about 150 listened to ways federal and state officials plan to hold BP to its promise to make the Gulf whole in the wake of the 2010 oil-spill disaster…”

The importance of coastlines

By Editorial Staff, The St. Tammany News. January 18, 2012.

“Currently there are two bills making their way through Congress, that if passed and signed into law, would greatly improve our way of life in Southeast Louisiana…”

American Carbon Registry Initiates Approval of World’s First Carbon Offset Methodology for Deltaic Wetland Restoration

Press Release, PR Newswire. January 18, 2012.

“ARLINGTON, Va. and NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 18, 2012  /PRNewswire/ — American Carbon Registry (ACR), a nonprofit enterprise of Winrock International, announces an open public comment period for a first-of-its-kind carbon offset methodology that will both quantify how wetland restoration work can combat climate change and provide a way to help pay for rebuilding the Gulf of Mexico’s disappearing coastal wetland…”