Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Oct. 15, 2014

10.15.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

U.S. Treasury clears way for Gulf states, local governments to get first Restore Act money
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. Oct. 14, 2014.
“The U.S. Department of the Treasury on Tuesday (Oct. 14) gave final approval…” (read more)

Gulf Coast chambers right to fight BP’s attempt to erode settlement: Editorial
Editorial by The Times-Picayune. Oct. 15, 2014.
“The oil that gushed into the Gulf of Mexico from BP’s broken well for 87 days in 2010…” (read more)

Stranded turtle numbers along Mississippi coast remain ‘alarming’
By Steve Phillips, WLOX (Gulfport, Miss.). Oct. 14, 2014.
“The number of stranded sea turtles along the Mississippi Gulf Coast remains alarming…” (read more)

RESTORE Act Funds Officially Become Available (+audio)
By Laine Kaplan-Levenson, WWNO. Oct. 14, 2014.
“The US Treasury Department announced yesterday that Gulf Coast state and local governments…” (read more)

Lost Louisiana: the race to reclaim vanished land back from the sea
By Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian. Oct. 14, 2014.
“The GPS showed David Morgan still on dry land – but the waves bumping beneath…” (read more)