Latest Mississippi River Delta News: September 25, 2015

09.25.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Billions (with a B) headed to Louisiana and Gulf Coast
*features Simone Maloz, ROR
By Simone Maloz, Oil & Industry Magazine. September, 2015
While there are many more i’s to dot and t’s to cross on the BP settlement agreement, we have been provided a great opportunity; however, many challenges and tough decisions remain.  Now more than ever, through transparency and public participation throughout the process, Louisiana and our coastal parishes must show ourselves and the nation we have always been prepared to “make it right” and will follow through on that commitment.” (Read More)
Our Views: Louisiana needs to save the beauty that changed how Audubon saw nature
*features Doug Meffert, NAS
The Advocate. September 24, 2015
That’s why we all have a stake in the success of coastal restoration projects undertaken by The Audubon Society in Louisiana. The society is exploring a few forms of coastal restoration that private landowners might be able to implement with modest resources. Those small-scale initiatives have a place, of course, but they must be complemented by larger restoration projects requiring the support of state and federal governments.” (Read More)

Lessons of Hurricane Rita have made us a bit safer – Editorial
*features Simone Maloz, ROR
The Daily Comet. September 24, 2015
It was one of the first realizations that the land loss that our area experiences is really starting to affect our defense systems here,” said Simone Maloz, director of Restore or Retreat, a Thibodaux-based advocacy group for flood protection and restoration.” (Read More)