July 2011

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Corps of Engineers’ delays are harmful to Louisiana’s coast: An editorial

Published: Wednesday, July 06, 2011, 7:56 AM Time may be the most implacable enemy Louisiana faces in its struggle to save its eroding coastline, and that’s why the state cannot afford delays in critical restoration projects, like those aimed at the Caminada shoreline and Shell Island. KARI DEQUINE / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Through a collaboration of [...]

Caminada shoreline restoration project is ready to go, corps says

Published: Tuesday, July 05, 2011, 4:30 AM The Army Corps of Engineers has finally unveiled a long-awaited $446 million plan to rebuild the Caminada shoreline south of Port Fourchon and the mostly disappeared Shell Island to the east of Grand Isle. View full sizeIt calls for a radically different approach to coastal restoration, one that [...]

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