Thursday, September 4, 2014
5:30 PM Open House
6:00 PM Formal Meeting
University of New Orleans
Homer Hitt Alumni Center
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148
East bank levee authority officials remain concerned about the long-term safety of the newly-completed 26-mile floodwall stretching from the Lake Borgne hurricane surge barrier along the eastern edge of St. Bernard parish to the town of Braithwaite in Plaquemines Parish,…
Wednesday morning, the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy released a report estimating that the state’s $50 billion Master Plan for the Coast will end up costing more than $100 billion over its 50-year time frame.
Plaquemines Parish will accept bids in September for a proposed $50 million, 7.8-mile forested ridge to be built along the parish’s west bank between Fort Jackson and Venice, parish President Billy Nungesser said Wednesday.
It is time for “a nation shrimp intervention” to help shrimp lovers embrace local Gulf of Mexico shrimp instead of its cheaper and easier to find Asian brethren, according to a recent New York Times article.