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Parish President Pat Brister shares details on flood protection, insurance rates, and area construction

September 21, 2013

Shoreline residents packed the Tammany Yacht Club on Sept. 10 to hear Parish President Pat Brister address the Eden Isles Homeowners Association meeting. Brister addressed concerns including flood protection, insurance rates, and area construction projects.

Corps of Engineers will armor more levees with fabric mat, grass combo

September 20, 2013

The Army Corps of Engineers has decided to use a combination of fabric mats and grass to armor most earthen hurricane levees on both sides of the river, a senior corps official confirmed Thursday, but exactly which levees will get…

Mid-Barataria project could be first of 10 in state aimed at reinforcing eroding coast

September 19, 2013

Money is finally falling into place for a major new project that would tap the silt-laden Mississippi River to create 50 square miles of wetlands — the first of what officials hope will be 10 such diversions designed to reinforce…