Great article from the TecheToday.com profiling the work of Atchafalaya Basinkeeper Dean Wilson, Lower Mississippi Riverkeeper Paul Orr and SouthWings.
Great article by Ken Grissom
Special Thanks to SouthWings.org and volunteer pilot David Mauritson.
From TechToday.com, 8/29/13:
With nearly a million acres to monitor with one set of eyes, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper Dean Wilson and his Waterkeeper Alliance colleague Paul Orr, Lower Mississippi Riverkeeper, with the task of watching over that major industrial corridor, relie on the kindness of another non-profit formed to give wings to a wide variety of persons and organizations interested in the health of the ecosystems of the Southeast from Louisiana to West Virginia.…
The Gulf Monitoring Consortium released a new report today, Aug. 6 2013. Lessons from Hurricane Isaac, Gulf Coast Coal and Petrochemical Facilities Still Not Storm Ready.
Gulf Monitoring Consortium
For Immediate Release
NEW REPORT: Hurricane Isaac Case Study
Gulf Coast Coal, Petrochemical Facilities Not Prepared for Hurricanes
Contact: David Manthos, Communications Director, SkyTruth, 304.885.4581
Anne Rolfes, Founding Director Louisiana Bucket Brigade, 504.452.4909
For a copy of the report, including the five Key Findings, visit www.gulfmonitor.org
(August 6) Problems at coal, chemical and oil facilities, many of them preventable, resulted in extremely high levels of air and water pollution during and after Hurricane Isaac.…