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About 40 percent of those surveyed said they do business in Barataria Bay, where water and sediment from the state's biggest planned diversion will flood into. As designed, the Mid-Barataria sediment diversion would allow as much as 75,000 cubic feet per second of Mississippi River sediment and water ...
The project, estimated to cost $1.4 billion, would push as much as 75,000 cubic feet per second of fresh river water and sediment in Barataria Bay during periods of high water on the Mississippi River. Proponents, including many coastal scientists, believe by mimicking the land-building power of the river, ...

Five years after the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico, splotches of oil still dot the seafloor and wads of tarry petroleum-smelling material hide in pockets in the marshes of Barataria Bay. (April 17) AP. 636446116010574734-JacquiThurlow-Lippisch.jpg. Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch (Photo: ...
Northward from the Gulf, slivers of barrier island give way to the open water of Barataria Bay as it billows toward an inevitable merger with Little Lake, its name now a lie. Ever-widening bayous course through what were once dense wetlands, and a cross-stitch of oil field canals stamp the marsh like Chinese ...
The National Marine Fisheries Service has also raised questions about whether the diversion could make Barataria Bay too fresh for the bottlenose dolphins that currently call it home, raising potential issues for the project under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. But backers of the project have noted that ...
An environmental group that turned oyster shells from New Orleans-area restaurants into an oyster reef has received $250,000 to build its second reef. The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana says the new one will be on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish, along the western edge of Barataria Bay.

"The places in Texas were not at all like the mouth of the (Mississippi) river or Barataria Bay," he said. The Mississippi River Delta has one of the world's largest concentrations of roseau. Typically growing in dense, 10-foot-high stands and covering hundreds of thousands of acres, the delta's roseau is now ...
The National Marine Fisheries Service has also raised questions about whether the diversion could make Barataria Bay too fresh for the bottlenose dolphins that currently call it home, raising potential issues for the project under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. But backers of the project have noted that ...
For several months, my grandfather—Ralph Bianchi—has been battling stage four kidney cancer. On Monday, that battle ended when he passed peacefully in his sleep. While you can read his obituary in today's Boston Globe, a few hundred words cannot wholly capture his legacy. Ralph Bianchi was an ...
Winter weather has forced cancellation of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority's monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 17. Hearings on BP oil spill related recreational and Barataria Bay restoration projects scheduled for just before Wednesday's meeting have been postponed to Jan. 24.
The Mid-Barataria sediment diversion, which is being designed to move as much as 75,000 cubic feet per second of sediment and water during high Mississippi River periods into Barataria Bay will both build new land and support wetlands that already exist or will be built as part of other restoration projects ...
The diversion, one of the most ambitious and expensive projects in the state's $50 billion Coastal Master Plan, would channel Mississippi River water and sediment into Barataria Bay. It's goal is to restore marshland lost to erosion, subsidence and other factors. Leopold worries that the diversion may also ...
A 1912 issue of Harper's published “In the Haunts of Jean Lafitte,” written by Frank E. Schoonover, which described the inhabitants and seafood resources found in Barataria Bay, where a century earlier, Jean Lafitte and his fellow pirates had held control. Schoonover's touring party entered the bay to find ...
A member of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's staff wearing a glove reaches into thick oil on the surface of the northern regions of Barataria Bay in Plaquemines Parish, La., in June 2010. The well drilled by the Deepwater Horizon oil rig spewed oil for 87 days before it was capped. ASSOCIATED PRESS.
An environmental group that turned oyster shells from New Orleans-area restaurants into an oyster reef has received $250,000 to build its second reef. The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana says the new one will be on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish, along the western edge of Barataria Bay.
The project was the latest in a series of efforts that have rebuilt segments of barrier islands along the southern end of the Barataria Bay in Lafourche, Jefferson and Plaquemines parishes. Other projects include Pass Chaland, East Grand Terre, Pelican Island, Shell Island East, and Scofield Island.
“The 8 tons of shells that we bagged were moved to Barataria Bay and deposited into the ocean,” said Coaston. “Eventually, new oysters will grow on the deposited oysters, and a new oyster reef will be established.” “Oyster reefs filter out water contaminants, provide homes for many aquatic species and ...

The GPS device on the boat David Sylve piloted through Barataria Bay had trouble keeping pace with the land loss. "My GPS is telling me we're at four feet of water," Sylve said. However, the screen showed a large area of brown where an island is supposed to sit on the map. "All the brown spots you see ...
Beluche commanded a ship out of Lafitte's privateer port at Barataria Bay and also fought alongside Lafitte at the Battle of New Orleans.
... the diversions begin funneling fresh water and sediment into Barataria Bay and Breton Sound. The sediment is likely to alter the distribution, ...
FILE- In this June 4, 2010 file photo, a worker picks up blobs of oil with absorbent snare on Queen Bess Island at the mouth of Barataria Bay ...
All the people down on lower Terrebonne, lower Lafourche, and Barataria Bay, and all these waters come in there, and I myself have seen 50 ...
... Louisiana, which will build the reef in Barataria Bay with a $250,000 grant from Shell Oil Co. and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
An environmental group that turned oyster shells from New Orleans-area restaurants into an oyster reef has received $250,000 to build its ...
A chunk of Barataria Bay marsh soil reveals a buried layer of crude oil from the 2010 BP oil disaster. (Photo courtesy of Louisiana State ...
The Mid-Barataria sediment diversion would reconnect the Mississippi River to Barataria Bay, providing sediment to rapidly-eroding marshes.
The spill had a huge impact on marine wildlife, including wild bottlenose dolphins living in Louisiana's Barataria Bay. A study released by the ...
Advocate file photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- The remains of a dead dolphin on Queen Bess Island in Barataria Bay near Grand Isle on March ...
The upper image shows the channel of the diversion between the Mississippi River and Barataria Bay. The lower image shows the outfall area ...
Barataria Bay is located on the western side of the Mississippi River Delta ... The oil spill increased the losses in Barataria Bay, according to the ...
A Hilcorp Energy pipeline is the source of a spill of 4,200 gallons of crude oil near Lake Grande Ecaille, part of Barataria Bay and about 8 miles ...
An already expensive coastal restoration project needed an extra $2.2 million to deal with unexpected complexities posed by a tangle of buried oil and gas pipelines. The state-led effort to rebuild East Timbalier Island, part of a chain of barrier islands protecting marshlands in Terrebonne and Lafourche ...
Bobby Jindal's staff wearing a glove reaches into thick oil on the surface of the northern regions of Barataria Bay in Plaquemines Parish, La., ...
All the people down on lower Terrebonne, lower Lafourche, and Barataria Bay, and all these waters come in there, and I myself have seen 50 ...
All the people down on lower Terrebonne, lower Lafourche, and Barataria Bay, and all these waters come in there, and I myself have seen 50 ...
Without the wetlands as a buffer, tropical storms shove water from the Gulf of Mexico into Barataria Bay and across Louisiana 23, inundating ...
While it is usually enough to keep Barataria Bay from inundating areas outside the hurricane protection system, the levee has failed in various ...
... Louisiana, which will build the reef in Barataria Bay with a $250,000 grant from Shell Oil Co. and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
An environmental group that turned oyster shells from New Orleans-area restaurants into an oyster reef has received $250,000 to build its ...
Blackbeard Operating, LLC, Barataria Bay S, Crane, new drill (2). Bold Operating, LLC, Bold Hartgrove Unit 22A, Reagan, new drill (2).
This photo of Barataria Bay, Louisiana shows nesting pelicans land as oil washes ashore one year after the Deepwater Horizon spill. This is a ...
A chunk of Barataria Bay marsh soil reveals a buried layer of crude oil from the 2010 BP oil disaster. (Photo courtesy of Louisiana State ...
The Mid-Barataria sediment diversion would reconnect the Mississippi River to Barataria Bay, providing sediment to rapidly-eroding marshes.
Advocate file photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- The remains of a dead dolphin on Queen Bess Island in Barataria Bay near Grand Isle on March ...
The upper image shows the channel of the diversion between the Mississippi River and Barataria Bay. The lower image shows the outfall area ...
Barataria Bay is located on the western side of the Mississippi River Delta ... The oil spill increased the losses in Barataria Bay, according to the ...
A Hilcorp Energy pipeline is the source of a spill of 4,200 gallons of crude oil near Lake Grande Ecaille, part of Barataria Bay and about 8 miles ...
The USGS researchers used airborne remote sensing imagery to analyze shoreline loss across the upper Barataria Bay which is located on the ...
To whom the answer is “Pppppffffffftttt.” I'm just a nutria from Barataria Bay, after all, but even us fur-bearin' rodents know that keepin' a sense of ...
Officials said strong gusts blew saltwater from Barataria Bay into Myrtle Grove neighborhoods. The high water left some homeowners stranded.


 

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