Latest news: December 21, 2011

12.21.2011 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Projects given corps’ approval for development

By Mike Nixon, Tri-Parish Times. December 21, 2011.

“State officials and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers inked agreements Friday for the development and pre-construction engineering of flood control and coastal restoration projects with a price tag that totaled $20 million…”

Shrimp season worst in recent history

By Nikki Buskey,  The Daily Comet. December 20, 2011.

“Today’s sunset will bring an end to what many fishermen have called the worst fall white-shrimp season in recent memory.

The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced last week that most inside waters would be closed to fishing to protect developing shrimp and allow them to grow to more marketable sizes…”