Latest Mississippi River Delta News: April 1, 2014
April 1, 2014 | Posted by Ashley Peters in Latest News

U.S. Geological Survey releases map detailing coastal Louisiana marshes
By Benjamin Alexander-Bloch, The Times-Picayune. March 31, 2014.
“The U.S. Geological Survey has released a map of coastal Louisiana marshes, listing more than 956,000 acres of fresh marsh and nearly 730,000 acres of saltwater marsh…” (read more)

Navy sub to ferry researchers to BP spill site
By the Associated Press. March 31, 2014.
“As the fourth anniversary of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill approaches, the Navy research sub called Alvin will be taking researchers down for a look at the ocean floor…” (read more)

Director sought for BP oil spill's RESTORE Act Science Program
By Benjamin Alexander-Bloch, The Times-Picayune. March 31, 2014.
“The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced it is searching for a Gulf of Mexico-based director for its BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill RESTORE Act Science Program…” (read more)

Terrebonne Parish Levee District continues to fill gaps in primary defenses against flooding
By the Associated Press. March 31, 2014.
“The Terrebonne Parish Levee District is continuing to fill gaps in the parish's primary defenses against flooding…” (read more)

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