Dozens of dead marine mammals, turtles in Gulf this year, NOAA says. New Orleans Times-Picayune

New Orleans trees show nation’s steepest dropoff. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Oklahoma bill tackles ‘controversial’ science education. New Scientist

Mexico and U.S. agree on oil and gas development in Gulf. New York Times

For Mexico City, a repurposed landfill. New York Times

Louisiana coastal restoration money could grow, shrink in Congress. New Orleans Times-Picayune

The Water Institute of the Gulf formed to coordinate research on restoring Louisiana coast. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Solar project on French Quarter home is still lacking juice. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Report: Sea-level rise must be considered in La. projects. Thibodaux Daily Comet

NM regulators repeal carbon cap and trade rules. Associated Press

Drought and cold snap cause food crisis in northern Mexico. New York Times

NM House approves tax measure for Tres Amigas grid connection project. Associated Press

Long-term effects of Gulf oil spill on shrimp, other species is still unknown. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Flooding, drought, extreme heat could share blame for a bad shrimp crop. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Environmental groups sue Taylor Energy over leaking oil in Gulf. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Navajo Nation teams up with lab on tribal energy policy. Associated Press