Latest Mississippi River Delta Stories
Rapid advances in the new and developing field of restoration sedimentology will be needed to protect the world's river deltas from an array of threats.
When the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded April 20, 2010, residents feared that their Gulf of Mexico shores would be inundated with oil.
New data suggests that the Mississippi Delta is still sinking, but at a much slower rate than previously estimated.
Groups praise proposed $27 million commitment to revive vital coastal resources and benefit nation's economy WASHINGTON, Feb.
House Democratic Amendment Similar to Recently Introduced Bill by GOP Congressman Scalise WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven nonprofit advocacy groups praised an amendment in an updated oil spill response bill introduced last night by U.S. Rep.
Groups say task force, BP fine money necessary to expedite La. wetlands restoration projects WASHINGTON, Oct.
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