Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | 9:30 a.m.
Louisiana State Capitol
House Committee Room 1
900 North Third St.
Baton Rouge, La.
Check back at a later date for the agenda.
Beginning in 2016, some coastal and environmental science and engineering students will have the opportunity to experiment outside the classroom and inside the recently approved Water Campus on Oklahoma Street.
Louisianans received good news this month, in the form of an announcement from the U.S. Department of Treasury that BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill fines will begin flowingto the Gulf Coast states impacted by the environmental catastrophe.
Today, NOAA released for public comment the draft science plan for the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program, which supports research in the Gulf of Mexico on long-term sustainability of the ecosystem and its fisheries.
The state of Louisiana sued the Army Corps of Engineers Tuesday (Oct. 28) to force it to pay the full $3 billion cost of restoring wetlands destroyed during the maintenance and operation of the shuttered Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet navigation channel.