Latest Mississippi River Delta News: July 14, 2014

Two-year-old breach in Mississippi River could be formally named ‘Mardi Gras Pass’
By Bob Marshall, The Lens. July 11, 2014.
“When the Mississippi River broke through its east bank south of Pointe à la Hache…” (read more)

Envisioning Profit in Environmental Good Works
By John Schwartz, The New York Times. July 12, 2014.
“All day and all night, this ship off a knob of Louisiana at Alligator Bend sucks up silt…” (read more)

Business coalition to push coastal La. restoration efforts
By The New Orleans Advocate. July 13, 2014.
“A business-led coalition has been created to promote sustainable restoration efforts…” (read more)

Louisiana’s coast gets new advocates for restoration: Editorial
Editorial by The Times-Picayune. July 13, 2014.
“There is arguably no more vital issue across South Louisiana than replenishing…” (read more)

In the wake of critical ads, Sen. Landrieu reaffirms support for energy industry and coastal restoration
By Jed Lepinski, The Times-Picayune. July 11, 2014.
“Facing a tough re-election race against Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, and other Republicans…” (read more)