The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract to construct a levee to replace an existing levee in Plaquemines Parish from Augusta to Cedar Grove. The project is a part of the Resilient Features Westbank and ... Dredging Today, 1 month ago
BATON ROUGE — State senators agreed 23-15 with Sen. Robert Adley to undo a lawsuit filed by a New Orleans area levee authority to hold 97 oil companies responsible for some of the damage their activities caused to the coast. Adley, R-Benton, ...Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, 5 days ago Senate OKs bill to sidetrack suits against energy industry Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, 5 days ago Louisiana Senate committee advances Jindal-backed bill threatening levee authority lawsuit Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, 2 weeks ago Bill to derail levee suit moves to Senate Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, 2 weeks ago
Constructing the hurricane protection system was a huge accomplishment and this letter certifies that the comprehensive, integrated system of levees, floodwalls, and gates provide residents in Southeast Louisiana protection against a 100-year storm.
The Federal Emergency Management Administration has declared the New Orleans area levee system accredited, clearing the way for the improved storm surge protection to be incorporated into National Flood Insurance Program flood maps, which should ...Insurance Journal, 1 month ago FEMA Accredits HSDRRS (USA) Dredging Today, 1 month ago
Recently, the New Orleans Advocate reported on how most efforts to win legal claims for flood damage during Katrina have failed. Key cases against the Army Corps of Engineers, the architect and contractor for the failed levees, were undercut by ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
The Mississippi River at the Carrollton gauge in New Orleans has risen above 11 feet, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, to activate its Phase I flood fight procedures. Activation procedures consist of working with ...Dredging Today, 4 days ago WEST BANCORPORATION, INC. : Modification/Amendment - West Bank & Vicinity, (HSDRRS)/ Mississippi River Levee Mississippi River and Tributaries Project (MRL) Resilient Features Augusta to Oakville (B) WBV-MRL 1.2B B/L Sta. 512+00 to B/L Sta. 560+40 Plaquem 4 Traders, 2 months ago
April 17 -- ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- State water managers are offering to take over the $49 million Ten Mile Creek storage and treatment facility, which has been unused since its 2006 completion because it leaks. Blake Guillory , executive director of ...Water Environment Federation, 4 days ago
The unidentified officer attempting to restrain Donrell Breaux YouTube It's hard to watch. In the video, 26-year-old Donrell Breaux can be seen pleading with the officer to tell him why he is being arrested, his voice shaking as he ...The Root, 2 weeks ago
Yesterday, March 31, was the final chance for Louisiana legislators to file bills in the 2014 session. Since the opening of the current session on March 10 legislators who represent parts of Ascension Parish have filed nine bills, five in the Senate ...The Creole, 2 weeks ago And so it begins your legislators in action The Creole, 1 month ago
It's unusually cold and wet on my first evening in New Orleans. In the gathering dark I'm lost and just a little scared as I cycle around the empty streets of the rundown Trem district, looking for the Candlelight Lounge. Finally I see a man ...Travel Agent Central, 1 month ago
Published: 5 March 2014 Overview: Justin Nystrom describes the labor history of the New Orleans longshoreman and presents the Loyola Documentary and Oral History Studio project On the Waterfront: Conversations with New Orleans ...Southern Spaces, 1 month ago
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