Latest Mississippi River Delta News: March 14, 2014

03.14.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Protect our city by restoring our coast
By Eden Davis, The Trumpet (New Orleans, La.). March 12, 2014.
“The Mississippi River Delta is disappearing at an astonishing rate. A football field of land…” (read more p. 24)

Louisiana coastal residents are advised to move forward, or just move
By Benjamin Alexander-Bloch, The Times-Picayune. March 13, 2014.
“Louisiana coastal residents must come to terms with their communities’ vulnerability…” (read more)

Researchers to use Alvin sub to study mile-deep seafloor near BP well blowout
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. March 14, 2014.
“A team of scientists led by University of Georgia marine biologist Samantha Joye…” (read more)

Margaret Brown wins top honor at SXSW with Deepwater Horizon documentary ‘The Great Invisible’
By Lawrence Specker, (Alabama). March 13, 2014.
“Mobile native Margaret Brown has won a top award at the prestigious SXSW Film…” (read more)

BP says it’s eligible for deepwater leases in Gulf of Mexico again
By WWL TV (New Orleans, La.). March 13, 2014.
“BP announced Thursday that it is once again eligible to enter into new contracts…” (read more)

BP Can Again Compete for U.S. Leases, Contracts After Spill
By Mark Drajem, Jim Snyder and Jef Feeley, Bloomberg Businessweek. March 13, 2014.
“BP won the right to again compete for U.S. contracts and new leases in the Gulf of Mexico…” (read more)

Time to End the Quagmire Over Quagmires
Opinion, By Steve Fleischli, The Huffington Post Green. March 13, 2014.
“People who care about clean water — parents, hunters and anglers, brewers and anyone…” (read more)

Swamp saving: Atchafalaya Basinkeeper presents awards for protecting wetlands at annual meeting
By The Post South (Plaquemine, La.). March 13, 2014.
The Tulane Environmental Law Clinic and SouthWings earned honors for their work protecting Louisiana’s wetlands…” (read more)