theadvocate.com, Ellyn Couvillion– DONALDSONVILLE – In December, the Mississippi River began flowing into Bayou Lafourche faster than it has for the last half century, thanks in part to the $4.8 million transformation of a railroad crossing over the bayou.
nola.com, Mark Schleifstein — The 2017 version of Louisiana’s $50 billion, 50-year master plan for coastal protection and restoration is about to be delivered to the Legislature, but concerns remain that the state still has not identified long-term sources of…
Louisiana’s coast is in danger and the state is taking measures to protect it.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards pledged to a coastal erosion summit Thursday (Feb. 16) he would not reduce the state’s financial commitment to its coastline even as the state finds itself in dire financial straits.