Mississippi River Mayors Meet in New Orleans

October 1, 2014 | Posted by Delta Dispatches in Latest News

By Derek Brockbank, Restore the Mississippi River Delta Campaign

Last month, the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative, an alliance of 65 mayors from along the Mississippi River, met in New Orleans to discuss issues common to all cities along the great river. Topics ranged from how the Panama…"

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Latest Mississippi River Delta news: Oct. 1, 2014

October 1, 2014 | Posted by Elizabeth Skree in Latest News

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…"

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Latest Mississippi River Delta news: Sept. 30, 2014

September 30, 2014 | Posted by Elizabeth Skree in Latest News

Judge reconsiders ruling as oil spill workers await fate
By David Hammer, WWL-TV (New Orleans). Sept. 29, 2014.
"Mark Mead and two buddies were fishing less than 20 miles away when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burst into flames and lit up the night sky…" (read more)

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Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Sept. 29, 2014

September 29, 2014 | Posted by Ashley Peters in Latest News

Nutria-themed fashion show headed for Lafayette
By Chris Wartelle, The Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, La.). Sept. 26, 2014.
“Nutria-palooza sur la Coulée is not your average fashion show…” (read more)

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Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Sept. 26, 2014

September 26, 2014 | Posted by Ashley Peters in Latest News

2010 BP oil spill still having an impact on commercial fishing
By Jordan Gribble, The Houma Courier. Sept. 25, 2014.
“Commercial catches for several varieties of seafood have decreased since the Deepwater Horizon…” (read more)

A judge judges judging
By John DeSantis, The Tri-Parish Times. Sept 25, 2014.
“Many judges say one of…"

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