Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Nov. 24, 2014
Vermilion coastal projects focus on objectives that restore shorelines and lost marsh
By Amy Wold, The Advocate. Nov. 24, 2014.
“While much coastal restoration effort concentrates on building back marsh that’s washed away, it’s much more effective to prevent the loss in the first place.…” (read more )
Improvements to floodwalls along Industrial Canal, water sharing with central wetlands, may be next step for reducing effects of storm surge flooding, levee authority contractor says
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. Nov. 21, 2014.
“…or developing a method of funneling surge and wave water from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway into wetlands along the Lower 9th Ward and Arabi, according to an engineer advising the east bank levee authority..…” (read more )