Tag: oysters

Oyster Takings Claims

Campo v. United States, No. 20-44, 2021 WL 6102151 (Fed. Cl. Dec. 23, 2021) [For a good discussion of the Louisiana law on property interests in oyster leases, see: John J. Costonis, Avenal v. State: Takings and Damagings in Louisiana,…

The effect of Mississippi River diversions on oyster production

The Mississippi River diversions are intended to build new land by diverting floodwaters from the river into open water, wetlands there.┬áSince oyster cultivation depends on the oyster beds seeing a narrow salinity range, there is a concern that the diversion…

Reports of the Louisiana Oyster Commission – 1902 to 1910

These reports are of contemporary interest because they remind us that oysters are not traditionally a major part of the Mississippi Delta Ecosystem. From p.77 of the First┬áBiennial Report 1902-1904: There are vast areas of soft mud bottoms, in your…