Latest Mississippi River Delta News: November 19, 2015

11.19.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Edwards, Vitter say they’ll protect coastal restoration funding
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By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. November 18, 2015
Both state Rep. John Bel Edwards and U.S. Sen. David Vitter said they will protect funding for Louisiana coastal restoration projects from cuts in the midst of the major budget challenges they will face if elected governor, according to responses released Wednesday (Nov. 18) by a consortium of environmental and business groups.” (Read More)
Private funding helps project to stabilize canal in Lafourche Parish (video)
By WAFB Staff, WAFB. November 17, 2015
The America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) is working to bring new life to one waterway as part of the state’s battle against its vanishing coastline. Four miles of the embankment on both sides of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) is being rebuilt in Lafourche Parish near Larose.” (Read More)
Losing Louisiana: 5 places to see before they vanish
Houma Courier. November 18, 2015
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