Latest Mississippi River Delta News: April 23, 2014

04.23.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Oil Spill Dissolving Wetlands (+video)
By Chad Petri, WKRG. April 22, 2014.
“Four years after deepwater horizon a lot of the damage in this part of Louisiana comes in what you don’t see…” (read more)

The Mississippi River Carries More Than Enough Sand to Rebuild Its Sinking Delta
By Rachel Nuwer, Smithsonian. April 22, 2014.
“The Mississippi River carries enough sand downstream to keep Louisiana’s sinking marshes afloat for the next 600 years, according to a new study published in Nature…” (read more)

WWNO Receives Regional Edward R. Murrow Award For ‘Louisiana Coast: Last Call’
By WWNO (New Orleans, La.). April 22, 2014.
“New Orleans Public Radio is a regional winner of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for its 2013 news series “Louisiana Coast: Last Call…” (read more)

BP Trial Date Set, RESTORE Amount Uncertain
By Dave Dunwoody, WUWF (Pensacola, Fla.). April 22, 2014.
“Four years after the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico resulting from the Deepwater Horizon explosion…” (read more)

BP Oil Spill Trial To Determine Damages Set For January; Fines Could Top $17 Billion
By Reuters. April 22, 2014.
“he high-stakes penalty phase of BP’s trial over its role in the 2010 U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil spill will start next January…” (read more)