Latest Mississippi River Delta News: June 27, 2014

06.27.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Early BP restoration money to rebuild Louisiana barrier islands (+video)
By WAFB, John Snell. June 26, 2014.
“Trustees from Louisiana and the four other Gulf Coast states approved hundreds of millions…” (read more)

Final plan for $627 million Phase III BP oil spill early restoration projects released
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. June 26, 2014.
“The final plan and accompanying environmental impact statement for the $627 million, 44-project…” (read more)

Dispersant chemical found in beach oil patties four years after BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, new study says
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. June 26, 2014.
“Traces of a chemical contained in dispersants used to break up oil during the 87-day…” (read more)

Live webcams: Scientists studying corals damaged by oil in the Gulf of Mexico
By Barbara Kennedy, June 26, 2014.
“How are the coral communities doing now, four years after they were damaged by the Deep Water Horizon oil…” (read more)

1,526 pounds of oil and counting cleaned up at Fort Pickens
By Pensacola News Journal. June 26, 2014.
“Despite weather hampering the progress of the removal of the a large tar mat on Fort Pickens beach…” (read more)