Latest Mississippi River Delta News: March 19, 2014
March 19, 2014 | Posted by Ashley Peters in Latest News

Deepwater, Center-Stage: Disaster Through Survivors' Eyes (+audio)
By Eve Troeh, NPR. March 18, 2014.
“Eleven died and hundreds of millions of gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico when BP's…” (read more)

James Carville: Louisiana's coastal challenge should spur new water resources industry
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. March 18, 2014.
“Political pundit James Carville kicked off the annual State of the Coast conference in New Orleans…” (read more)

Louisiana on track to have more than $2 billion in coastal restoration projects built or under construction by 2015, state official says (+video)
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. March 18, 2014.
“Louisiana has $489 million of coastal restoration projects under construction, another $600 million…” (read more)

New marshland being planted along Bayou St. John near the lake
By Antwan Harris, WWL TV (New Orleans, La.). March 18, 2014.
“Volunteers put shovels to the ground as work on the Bayou St John marsh got underway Tuesday morning. The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation…” (read more)

New Marshland Completed on Bayou Saint John (+video)
By Jeff Womack, WGNO. March 18, 2014.
“Marshland along Bayou Saint John is restored, thanks to the Wetland Project Creation. The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation…” (read more)

Researchers model Deepwater Horizon oil spill
By Kyra Wiens, March 18, 2014.
“Dr. Jason Jolliff is an oceanographer with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). "The emphasis…” (read more)

Environmental Groups Sue Plaquemines Coal Terminal For Violating Clean Water Act (+audio)
By Jason Saul, WWNO (New Orleans, La.). March 18, 2014.
“A lawsuit filed Tuesday morning by a coalition of environmental groups says the United Bulk Terminal…” (read more)

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