Latest news: March 27, 2012
RESTORE Act Means A Cleaner Ecologically Safer Gulf Coast
International Business Times (United Kingdom). March 27, 2012.
“A bipartisan group within Congress has been working since last summer to build support for a proposal that would provide a steady stream of funding for ongoing restoration work. Known as the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourism Opportunities, and Revived Economy (RESTORE) Act, the measure would ensure that fines raised from the Deepwater Horizon spill are dedicated primarily to restoring the economic and ecological damage to the Gulf region…” (Read more)
Monitoring of marshes continues
Editorial. Houma Courier (Houma, La.). March 26, 2012.
“The bugs living in Louisiana’s marshes might seem like a small concern.
But to the extent that they can indicate and affect the overall health of our coastal ecosystems, bugs are important…” (Read more)
Certified La. crab could open new markets
By Nikki Buskey, The Daily Comet (Lafourche Parish, La.). March 26, 2012.
“Louisiana blue crabs could wind up on menus in eco-friendly restaurants, at major retailers and in European markets…” (Read more)