Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Oct. 20, 2014

10.20.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Lack of federal oversight cited in coastal restoration grants
By Amy Wold, The Advocate. Oct. 19, 2014.
“A recent report by the U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Inspector General slammed…” (read more)

New Orleans Film Festival best bet, Day 5: BP oil-spill doc ‘Great Invisible’ puts focus on human toll
By Mike Scott, The Times-Picayune. Oct. 20, 2014.
“There have been other documentaries about the BP oil spill, and there will be many more to come…” (read more)

That sinking feeling: Louisiana is embroiled in a battle between prosperity and the planet’s well-being
By Omar El Akkad, The Globe and Mail. Oct. 17, 2014.
“The biggest stingray in Louisiana’s history was caught by a retired health and safety worker…” (read more)

Adding soil to east bank levees before armoring could cost $40M-$50M, levee authority told
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. Oct. 16, 2014.
“Raising New Orleans area east bank earthen hurricane levees by a foot or two before allowing…” (read more)