Latest Mississippi River Delta news: Oct. 1, 2014
Growing, and Growing Vulnerable: Barrier Islands Feeling the Effects of Climate Change
By Cornelia Dean, The New York Times. Sept. 29, 2014.
“QUOGUE, N.Y. — As the president of the Fire Island Association, Suzy Goldhirsch has a message she says she often offers property owners. “We are living on a sandbar in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean,” she tells them. “We are in a high-risk environment. We on barrier islands are on the front lines of climate change.”… (read more).
Anadarko pushes to avoid spill-related fines
By Collin Eaton, The Houston Chronicle. Sept. 30, 2014.
“Anadarko Petroleum Corp. says it shouldn’t pay pollution fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill because crude gushed from the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and not from the Macondo subsea well in which it had a 25 percent stake…” (read more)
Hurricane season subsiding; Not finished yet
By Margaret Orr, WDSU (New Orleans). Oct. 1, 2014.
“The peak of Hurricane Season was Sept. 10th and we are now on the downward trend…” (read more).
The Netherlands: key role for Deltares in Mississippi River project
By Dredging News Online. Oct. 1, 2014.
“Deltares is a part of the Moffatt & Nichol Team, one of the three finalists in the ‘Changing Course Lower Mississippi River Delta’ competition…” (read more).
Deltares Ideas for Restructuring of Mississippi Delta
DredgingToday.com. Sept. 30, 2014.
“Deltares has become a part of the Moffatt & Nichol Team, one of the three finalists in the prestigious ‘Changing Course Lower Mississippi River Delta’ competition…” (read more).