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The $50 billion plan to save Louisiana’s coast gets a rewrite

October 13, 2016

The entire land bridge between New Orleans East and Slidell is gone, making Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Borgne a single body of brackish water. To the west, the land bridge between LaPlace and Pontchatoula also has vanished, subsuming Lake Maurepas into an even bigger Pontchartrain.