Sewage Could Spawn Hurricane Protection, Wetland Growth in New Orleans

National Geographic: Standing among the overgrown lots and derelict homes of New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward, it is hard to imagine that the wetland abutting this neighborhood used to be a fisherman's paradise, houseboat community, and retreat destination. Bayou Bienvenue is now a degraded 30,000-acre swampy wasteland confined by years of flood management engineering--the Industrial Canal to the west, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway to the north, the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) to the east, and an ......

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