Latest news: May 18, 2012

05.18.2012 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Sen. Richard Shelby to be recognized by National Wildlife Federation
By Mary Orndorff, The Press-Register (Mobile, Ala.). May 17, 2012.
“WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, normally not a favorite of environmental organizations, will accept an award tonight from the National Wildlife Federation for his work on the RESTORE Act, which would direct the fines from the 2010 oil spill to coastal restoration and economic development projects along the Gulf of Mexico…” (Read more)

Scientists still busy with NRDA process
By Steve Phillips, WLOX-TV. May 17, 2012.
“OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) – It’s the legal process that will determine the damages caused by the BP oil spill. The Natural Resource Damage Assessment will also outline the restoration that’s required to make things right…” (Read more)

CRCL planting 40,000 plants to restore wetlands
By Erin Steuber, KATC-TV (Lafayette, La.). May 17, 2012.
“By the end of the week, tens of thousands of plants will be planted to help protect the coast…” (Read more)