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  • News for Feb. 2, 2016 | Restore the Mississippi River Delta
    David Vitter Senator Mary Landrieu Economics Job Creation Wildlife tourism Economy Federal Policy Clean Water Act Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA RESTORE Act Water Resources Development Act WRDA Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Hunting and Fishing Hurricanes Hurricane Isaac Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Rita K10 Job openings Latest News Louisiana Coastal Area LCA Whites Ditch Mardi Gras Pass Media Resources Meetings Events Mississippi River Gulf Outlet NOAA People Faces of the Delta Profiles in Resilience Staff Profiles Tributes Voices of the Delta Reports Restoration Projects 19 Priority Projects Diversions Mid Barataria Sediment Diversion Restore the Coast Science Science and Engineering Special Team SEST Seafood State Legislature The Netherlands Uncategorized Videos Wax Lake Delta Wildlife Latest Mississippi River Delta news Feb 2 2016 February 2 2016 Posted by Elizabeth Van Cleve in Latest News 7 Louisiana coastal restoration projects gain new approvals By Mark Schleifstein The Times Picayune Feb 1 2016 A federal state coastal restoration task force has ordered design work to begin on five new restoration projects and a restoration demonstration It also OK d the start of construction on two existing projects read more Final bays on Bonnet Carre Spillway closed Monday as Mississippi River level slowly falls By Amy Wold The Advocate Feb 1 2016 The last 24 bays at the Bonnet Carre Spillway were closed Monday ending the flow of Mississippi River water into Lake Pontchartrain but south Louisiana could see more rising river water in the spring read more Engineering will start on two coastal restoration projects in south Lafourche after a state federal task force approved paying their design costs By Associated Press Feb 2 2016 THIBODAUX Louisiana Engineering will start on two coastal restoration projects in south Lafourche after a state federal task force approved paying their design

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  • News for Feb. 1, 2016 | Restore the Mississippi River Delta
    Restoration Council Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Hunting and Fishing Hurricanes Hurricane Isaac Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Rita K10 Job openings Latest News Louisiana Coastal Area LCA Whites Ditch Mardi Gras Pass Media Resources Meetings Events Mississippi River Gulf Outlet NOAA People Faces of the Delta Profiles in Resilience Staff Profiles Tributes Voices of the Delta Reports Restoration Projects 19 Priority Projects Diversions Mid Barataria Sediment Diversion Restore the Coast Science Science and Engineering Special Team SEST Seafood State Legislature The Netherlands Uncategorized Videos Wax Lake Delta Wildlife Latest Mississippi River Delta news Feb 1 2016 February 1 2016 Posted by Elizabeth Van Cleve in Latest News How long will Lake Pontchartrain stay dirty By Todd Masson The Times Picayune Jan 28 2016 The U S Army Corps of Engineers expects to complete the task of closing the bays in the Bonnet Carre Spillway next week but that won t immediately alter the hydrological makeup of Lake Pontchartrain read more Did spillway opening push speckled trout out of Lake Pontchartrain By Todd Masson The Times Picayune Jan 28 2016 Salinity isn t terribly important to speckled trout this time of year but clarity is and for the past couple of weeks much of Lake Pontchartrain has been about as clear as advanced placement calculus read more New Orleans Is Done Fighting Water By Julian Spector City Lab Jan 29 2016 Unlike some other flood prone below sea level cities New Orleans keeps its water hidden Whereas Amsterdam and Venice channel the seas through a dense network of canals dispersed throughout the city New Orleans long ago resorted to fortifying its borders against the lakes river and swamps that surround it pumping out whatever water got through That was one reason why Hurricane Katrina hit the levees with such ferocity the

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  • News for Jan. 27, 2016 | Restore the Mississippi River Delta
    5 Years Later Two Years Later Climate Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority CPRA coastal restoration Community Resiliency Congress Senator David Vitter Senator Mary Landrieu Economics Job Creation Wildlife tourism Economy Federal Policy Clean Water Act Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA RESTORE Act Water Resources Development Act WRDA Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Hunting and Fishing Hurricanes Hurricane Isaac Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Rita K10 Job openings Latest News Louisiana Coastal Area LCA Whites Ditch Mardi Gras Pass Media Resources Meetings Events Mississippi River Gulf Outlet NOAA People Faces of the Delta Profiles in Resilience Staff Profiles Tributes Voices of the Delta Reports Restoration Projects 19 Priority Projects Diversions Mid Barataria Sediment Diversion Restore the Coast Science Science and Engineering Special Team SEST Seafood State Legislature The Netherlands Uncategorized Videos Wax Lake Delta Wildlife Latest Mississippi River Delta news Jan 27 2016 January 27 2016 Posted by Elizabeth Van Cleve in Latest News Floodwaters start to recede By Stacy Gill The Advocate Jan 27 2016 Several roads that were closed recently because of floodwater from the Mississippi River in West Feliciana Parish remain closed as of Jan 25 including River Road at Tunica Cat Island Road at Polly Creek and the low water bridge at Solitude read more Nungesser taps former LDWF secretary to lead state parks By Greg Hilburn The News Star Jan 26 2016 Robert Barham who served two terms as former Gov Bobby Jindal s Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries secretary will direct state parks and historic sites under new Lt Gov Billy Nungesser read more Gentilly Resiliency District goes against flow of how New Orleans handles stormwater By Greg LaRose The Times Picayune Jan 26 2016 A 141 million grant the federal government awarded New Orleans last week will allow the

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  • News for Jan. 26, 2016 | Restore the Mississippi River Delta
    Years Later Climate Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority CPRA coastal restoration Community Resiliency Congress Senator David Vitter Senator Mary Landrieu Economics Job Creation Wildlife tourism Economy Federal Policy Clean Water Act Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA RESTORE Act Water Resources Development Act WRDA Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Hunting and Fishing Hurricanes Hurricane Isaac Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Rita K10 Job openings Latest News Louisiana Coastal Area LCA Whites Ditch Mardi Gras Pass Media Resources Meetings Events Mississippi River Gulf Outlet NOAA People Faces of the Delta Profiles in Resilience Staff Profiles Tributes Voices of the Delta Reports Restoration Projects 19 Priority Projects Diversions Mid Barataria Sediment Diversion Restore the Coast Science Science and Engineering Special Team SEST Seafood State Legislature The Netherlands Uncategorized Videos Wax Lake Delta Wildlife Latest Mississippi River Delta new Jan 26 2016 January 26 2016 Posted by Elizabeth Van Cleve in Latest News Bonnet Carre Spillway closing begins as river slowly drops By Mark Schleifstein The Times Picayune Jan 25 2016 The Army Corps of Engineers began closing the first 10 of 210 bays in the Bonnet Carre Spillway weir at Norco on Monday Jan 25 as the flow of the Mississippi River continued to drop at the Carrollton gauge in New Orleans The corps hopes to complete the closure of the structure which diverts river water to Lake Pontchartrain to reduce the height and speed of water stressing levees in the New Orleans area in seven to 10 days spokesman Ricky Boyett said read more Corps begins closing gates on Bonnet Carre Spillway could have all gates shut by Feb 2 By Amy Wold The Advocate Jan 25 2016 The U S Army Corps of Engineers began closing bays at the Bonnet Carre Spillway on Monday as the water

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  • News for Jan. 25, 2016 | Restore the Mississippi River Delta
    Tweets by RestoreDelta CATEGORIES 2011 Mississippi River Flood 2012 Coastal Master Plan Coastal Master Plan series Army Corps of Engineers Birds BP Oil Disaster 5 Years Later Two Years Later Climate Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority CPRA coastal restoration Community Resiliency Congress Senator David Vitter Senator Mary Landrieu Economics Job Creation Wildlife tourism Economy Federal Policy Clean Water Act Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA RESTORE Act Water Resources Development Act WRDA Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Hunting and Fishing Hurricanes Hurricane Isaac Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Rita K10 Job openings Latest News Louisiana Coastal Area LCA Whites Ditch Mardi Gras Pass Media Resources Meetings Events Mississippi River Gulf Outlet NOAA People Faces of the Delta Profiles in Resilience Staff Profiles Tributes Voices of the Delta Reports Restoration Projects 19 Priority Projects Diversions Mid Barataria Sediment Diversion Restore the Coast Science Science and Engineering Special Team SEST Seafood State Legislature The Netherlands Uncategorized Videos Wax Lake Delta Wildlife Latest Mississippi River Delta news Jan 25 2016 January 25 2016 Posted by Elizabeth Van Cleve in Latest News Our Views Long term plan for coastal diversion projects By Editorial Board Staff The New Orleans Advocate Jan 21 2016 features John Lopez Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation and Kimberly Davis Reyher Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana When Mother Nature gives you an opportunity you ve got to be in position to take advantage of it Now with the Mississippi River hitting its crest in January another high water event will not be of much help to Louisiana s endangered coastline read more HUD sends La 234M for flooding By Cain Burdeau The Associated Press Jan 23 2016 NEW ORLEANS In a nod to the threat Louisiana faces from flooding the federal government is sending 233 8 million in grants

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  • News for Jan. 22, 2016 | Restore the Mississippi River Delta
    tourism Economy Federal Policy Clean Water Act Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA RESTORE Act Water Resources Development Act WRDA Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Hunting and Fishing Hurricanes Hurricane Isaac Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Rita K10 Job openings Latest News Louisiana Coastal Area LCA Whites Ditch Mardi Gras Pass Media Resources Meetings Events Mississippi River Gulf Outlet NOAA People Faces of the Delta Profiles in Resilience Staff Profiles Tributes Voices of the Delta Reports Restoration Projects 19 Priority Projects Diversions Mid Barataria Sediment Diversion Restore the Coast Science Science and Engineering Special Team SEST Seafood State Legislature The Netherlands Uncategorized Videos Wax Lake Delta Wildlife Latest Mississippi River Delta news Jan 22 2016 January 22 2016 Posted by Elizabeth Van Cleve in Latest News Guest column River should be harnessed for restoration By Jeff Hebert and David Muth for The Advocate Jan 22 2016 The recent opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway is a dramatic reminder of our region s precarious relationship with water and the responsibility and opportunity we have to be innovative leaders in water management read more Louisiana awarded 92 million in disaster resilience funds 52 million to help relocate Isle de Jean Charles community By Amy Wold The Advocate Jan 21 2016 Louisiana has been awarded more than 92 million through a National Disaster Resilience Competition part of which will help the community of Native Americans living in Isle de Jean Charles to relocate to safer ground read more City of New Orleans wins 141 million to build Gentilly resilience district By Robert McClendon The Times Picayune Jan 21 2016 The city of New Orleans Thursday Jan 21 won a 141 million grant to create a resilience district in Gentilly read more Gov John Bel Edwards plan to use oil spill

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  • News for Jan. 21, 2016 | Restore the Mississippi River Delta
    Mississippi River Flood 2012 Coastal Master Plan Coastal Master Plan series Army Corps of Engineers Birds BP Oil Disaster 5 Years Later Two Years Later Climate Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority CPRA coastal restoration Community Resiliency Congress Senator David Vitter Senator Mary Landrieu Economics Job Creation Wildlife tourism Economy Federal Policy Clean Water Act Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA RESTORE Act Water Resources Development Act WRDA Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Hunting and Fishing Hurricanes Hurricane Isaac Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Rita K10 Job openings Latest News Louisiana Coastal Area LCA Whites Ditch Mardi Gras Pass Media Resources Meetings Events Mississippi River Gulf Outlet NOAA People Faces of the Delta Profiles in Resilience Staff Profiles Tributes Voices of the Delta Reports Restoration Projects 19 Priority Projects Diversions Mid Barataria Sediment Diversion Restore the Coast Science Science and Engineering Special Team SEST Seafood State Legislature The Netherlands Uncategorized Videos Wax Lake Delta Wildlife Latest Mississippi River Delta news Jan 21 2016 January 21 2016 Posted by Elizabeth Van Cleve in Latest News Mississippi River cresting to drop slowly in New Orleans By Mark Schleifstein The Times Picayune Jan 21 2016 The high water level of the Mississippi River in the New Orleans area seems to have become a wintertime way of life Ocean going tankers and cargo vessels appear to tower above St Louis Cathedral in the French Quarter and water laps threateningly near Uptown picnickers venturing to the Fly behind Audubon Zoo read more Funding continues for coastal projects By John Guidroz American Press Lake Charles Jan 20 2016 Two programs that have helped fund coastal restoration projects statewide are dwindling but two others will pay for continued efforts a state coastal official said Tuesday read more Landowners Encouraged To Convert Old Farmland To Wetlands

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  • News Jan. 20, 2016 | Restore the Mississippi River Delta
    Two Years Later Climate Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority CPRA coastal restoration Community Resiliency Congress Senator David Vitter Senator Mary Landrieu Economics Job Creation Wildlife tourism Economy Federal Policy Clean Water Act Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA RESTORE Act Water Resources Development Act WRDA Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Hunting and Fishing Hurricanes Hurricane Isaac Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Rita K10 Job openings Latest News Louisiana Coastal Area LCA Whites Ditch Mardi Gras Pass Media Resources Meetings Events Mississippi River Gulf Outlet NOAA People Faces of the Delta Profiles in Resilience Staff Profiles Tributes Voices of the Delta Reports Restoration Projects 19 Priority Projects Diversions Mid Barataria Sediment Diversion Restore the Coast Science Science and Engineering Special Team SEST Seafood State Legislature The Netherlands Uncategorized Videos Wax Lake Delta Wildlife Latest Mississippi River Delta news Jan 20 2016 January 20 2016 Posted by Elizabeth Van Cleve in Latest News Advocacy group continues push to use river silt to rebuild land By Sean Ellis Houma Courier Jan 19 2016 features Alisha Renfro National Wildlife Federation and Simone Maloz Restore or Retreat During high water events such as the one being experienced on the Mississippi River the river contains more water and sediment than usual and experts from the Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition say the natural power of the rivers needs to be used to restore the coast read more Sportsmen call for Louisiana governor to commit dollars to restoring coast By Laurie Wiegler examiner com Jan 20 2016 features Steve Bender Vanishing Paradise and National Wildlife Federation Yesterday Jan 19 125 Louisiana sportsmen businesses and organizations sent a letter to Louisiana s new governor John Bel Edwards asking that he honor his commitment to restoring Louisiana s coast read more John Bel Edwards proposes

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