Category: LA Plan

The True Cost of Louisiana Coastal Restoration

Turning Coastal Restoration and Protection Plans Into Realities: The Cost of Comprehensive Coastal Restoration and Protection, An Issue Paper of the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy, August 18, 2014 “When one includes the anticipated costs of the…

Community Resettlement Prospects in Southeast Louisiana

Community Resettlement Prospects in Southeast Louisiana: A Multidisciplinary Exploration of Legal, Cultural, and Demographic Aspects of Moving Individuals and Communities. An Issue Paper of the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law & Policy September 2014. From the report: This paper…

Community Resettlement Prospects in Southeast Louisiana

Community Resettlement Prospects in Southeast Louisiana: A Multidisciplinary Exploration of Legal, Cultural, and Demographic Aspects of Moving Individuals and Communities This paper is a multidisciplinary approach to framing the potential for community resettlement in Southeast Louisiana. The paper has three…

The Mississippi River Delta Cycle and Coastal Restoration

  Click here – Video of a presentation by Prof. Edward Richards to the LSU Mineral Law Institute on the delta cycle and the coastal erosion lawsuit. (1.3gb file – works best if you download it before playing. Otherwise it…

Stupid Coastal Restoration Schemes

The land is subsiding and the ocean is rising. Let’s fix this by putting heavy stuff on the bottom of the ocean. http://wwno.org/post/restoring-coast-creating-oyster-beds-st-bernard-parish Maybe we can fix it by building a dam in front of the marsh: http://www.djc.com/news/en/12070163.html Sewage diversions¬†–…

Louisiana Coastal Restoration Plans

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority The Plans Decision-making chronology for the lake Pontchartrain & vicinity hurricane protection project Van Beek, Johannes L. “Recommendations for freshwater diversion to Louisiana estuaries east of the Mississippi River.” (1982). Van Beek, Johannes L.,…