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Pulling Louisiana’s investments could ‘bite us in the butt,’ adviser tells treasurer

Louisiana Treasurer John Schroder pulled nearly $800 in state investments from the BlackRock asset management firm earlier this month.
No state is losing land like Louisiana—but no other state has a bolder plan

No state is losing land like Louisiana—but no other state has a bolder plan

Some say Louisiana's southern wetlands have already been doomed by the taming of the Mississippi, oil industry canals—and now rising seas. Can a state restoration plan turn the tide?
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WATCH: Protecting Louisiana’s coastline with oyster shells in “What Remains”

Paavo Hanninen’s documentary looks at a surprisingly simple intervention with the potential to slow runaway land loss along the state’s fragile coast.
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BP oil spill: $103M to Gulf state projects

BP oil spill fund: $103M to projects in 3 Gulf states

Alabama, Florida and Mississippi are receiving more than $103 million in BP oil spill settlement money for new and continued coastal projects.

Dredging starts for $32M southwest Louisiana marsh creation

Dredging starts for $32M southwest Louisiana marsh creation

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority said the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock is expected to complete the 308 acres (125 hectares) of marsh in January in Cameron Parish northwest of Holly Beach.

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Could Mississippi River diversion overcome sinking land? Two new studies say yes

$2 billion Mid-Barataria project expected to result in net elevation gain in first century.

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Louisiana fights to save fading southwestern coast

Against tough odds, Louisiana fights to save fading southwestern coast

The restoration of the Oyster Bayou marsh is part of a series of projects by the state in its fight to keep this vulnerable part of Louisiana from vanishing.

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