Support for Lower Ninth Ward Swamp Grows

December 25, 2012   // 0 Comments

by Susan Buchanan, News Report, The Louisiana Weekly New Orleans -- The city, state and feds all want to see Bayou Bienvenue in the Lower Ninth Ward restored to the cypress-tupelo swamp it was before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built the MRGO (Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet) channel in 1968. So far, the bayou’s comeback has been spearheaded by community groups and universities, and it needs...

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