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Atchafalaya River

Gulf 'Dead Zone' This Year Predicted To Be Largest In History

AP | By CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- Scientists predict this year's "dead zone" of low-oxygen water in the northern Gulf of Mexico will be the largest in history – ab...

Last Holdouts Flee As Water Nears Louisiana Town

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 07.21.2011 | Green

BUTTE LAROSE, La. -- The final wave of holdouts has mostly packed up and left this Louisiana town as water from the swollen Atchafalaya River has inch...