Eighteen recommendations apply to six or more diversions planned downstream from New Orleans.
Join us at noon to talk with David Muth of the National Wildlife Federation and George Ricks of the Save Louisiana Coalition.
As anglers are discovering in the Wax Lake area, river water and good fishing are not only compatible, they go hand in hand.
Funneling "Dead Zone" chemicals into state wetlands may be good for the Gulf, but doesn't sound great for fish and aquatic vegetation.
Given the state coastal authority's opposition to the suit, Wednesday's meeting could be contentious.
Sandy Rosenthal: " ... if there were a good reason for Jindal to continue shielding Big Oil from its legal responsibilities to the people of Louisiana, we would have heard it by now."
Eight teams from around the world are in the running for $400,000 to develop ideas for coastal restoration. Two to four teams will be selected, and their plans could be included in the state's Master Plan to rebuild the coast.
Moseley: "If it weren’t so insulting, it would be grimly amusing how such a lucrative industry always postures as teetering on the brink of financial disaster."
Why not share the cost nationwide? That's what the oil industry will do anyway, at no cost to its bottom line.
Add another parish to the list of prospective plaintiffs that includes Jefferson and Plaquemines.