Latest Mississippi River Delta News: May 21, 2014

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Water projects authorized by House
By the Associated Press. May 20, 2014.
“On Tuesday, the House passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, which authorizes 34 water projects across the country…” (read more)

LSU projections show storm surge swamping entire region by century’s end
By Bob Marshall, The Lens. May 21, 2014.
“Got that sinking feeling?” A set of slides from a recent presentation by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…” (read more)

Morganza ‘finally in the home stretch’
By Xerxes Wilson, The Houma Courier. May 20, 2014.
“The U.S. House approved a water projects bill Tuesday that includes authorization for the Morganza-to-the-Gulf levee system…” (read more)

Rising sea levels could force people to leave coastal communities, magazine says
By Andrea Shaw, The Times-Picayune. May 20, 2014.
“Just weeks after scientists reported a dramatic elevation loss in Grand Isle, an article in the New Republic suggests that global warming’s…” (read more)

Expressing Her Love of Nature Through Art: How One Girl Works to Restore the Gulf
By Loraine Chow, Nation Swell. May 20, 2014.
“You don’t need a lot of money. Or a lot of experience. Olivia Bouler — a young Islip, New Yorker who really loves birds…” (read more)

Cancer Could Be One Long Term Effect Caused by BP Oil Spill [Video]
By Reivin Johnson, Guardian Libery Voice. May 20, 2014.
“Cancer could be one of the long-term effects caused by the British Petroleum (BP) oil spill that occurred on the Louisiana Gulf Coast on April 20, 2010…” (read more)

LDWF to hold coastal awareness workshop for teachers in Grand Isle
By KATC. May 20, 2014.
“The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will hold a workshop on coastal awareness in Grand Isle this summer…” (read more)