Category Archives: Louisiana Wetlands

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Good News for Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin

Good News for Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin Flooding In Louisiana’s Great Basin: A Good Thing? by Greg Allen The Army Corps of Engineers opened another bay on the Morganza Spillway Wednesday — diverting more water off the Mississippi through the bayous … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Fines for Restoration

Fines for Restoration Congress Should Heed Oil Spill Commission Recommendation to Use Fines for Gulf Restoration By Environmental Defense Fund WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2011 — Commission Recommendation Echoes Mabus Report to President WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Eight non-profit … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Sand Berms on Louisiana Coast

Sand Berms Protect Inland Marshes During a Monday helicopter flight to view the berm construction and the cleanup of oil in wetlands in Bay Jimmy in northeastern Barataria Bay, Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Chairman Garret Graves said the state … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Tyrone Turner Photography

Tyrone Turner Tyrone Turner is a freelance photographer based in Arlington, VA, who has traveled extensively shooting stories focusing on social and environmental issues. As fellows for the Institute of Current World Affairs (ICWA) he and his wife, Susan Sterner, documented … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Louisiana Wetlands

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill has focused a lot of attention on the Louisiana Wetlands. This is a photo of marsh destruction next to the 9th ward levee.  More photos of the 9th Ward  National Geographic Article Pre Katrina  What the … Continue reading

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