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Morganza Spillway

Thousands Of Homes To Be Flooded To Avert Greater Disaster

Posted 07.13.2011 | Green

MARY FOSTER and MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press MORGANZA, La. -- A steel, 10-ton floodgate was slowly raised Saturday for the first time in near...

Saki Knafo

Cajun Country Prepares For The Mississippi Flood | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.13.2011 | Green

"They say the water is coming," Jim Delahoussaye wrote on his blog early this week. "They have exploded the levees in Missouri to save Cairo from drow...

Louisiana Takes Precautions for Mississippi River Flooding

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

The oyster industry, deflated by river diversions during the BP spill, is bracing for more complications if the Bonnet Carre Spillway is opened. Too much fresh water kills oysters.