Latest Mississippi River Delta News: November 16, 2015

11.16.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Corps of Engineers needs big-scale coastal plan, state official says
*features David Muth, NWF
By Cain Burdeau, AP, The Times-Picayune. November 13, 2015
The federal government’s lack of an overarching plan on how to fight land loss in Louisiana is wasting money that could be spent on fixing the state’s problems, a top Louisiana coastal official told a congressional panel on Friday (Nov. 13). Kyle Graham, executive director of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, said Louisiana’s “largest stumbling block” with the Army Corps of Engineers is that agency’s lack of a comprehensive coastal plan.” (Read More)
Projects restore Terrebonne wetlands
By Keith Magill, The Daily Comet. November 16, 2015
Three projects have restored more than 2,500 acres of wetlands in Terrebonne Parish. Nearly 50 people gathered Tuesday at the Falgout Canal Marina in Theriot to celebrate the $2.2 million worth of work’s completion.” (Read More)