Wednesday, December 1, 2010

South Louisiana areas could flood half of every year~Nikki Buskey
~Grand Isle and low-lying coastal communities in Terrebonne and Lafourche could flood for as long as half of every year by 2100 as land continues to sink and sea levels rise, a new study shows.

False River study given final funds ~Koran Addo
~The federal government has committed $400,000 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers needs to finish a nine-year study of False River to determine how best to improve the oxbow lake’s declining water quality, officials reported.

God Damn the Corps of Engineers
~The Frog Pond

Ken Feinberg doing his best to make BP look better~Disenfranchised Citizen

Fisherman “very depressed and suicidal” but changed mind in order to fight — “It’s time for everybody else to fight”~Florida Oil Spill Law

Offshore drilling regulation overhaul appears out of reach~Bruce Alpert

Capital One Southcoast 2010 Energy Conference Dec 7-9

Council raises taxes, trash fee; further trash hike on the way~Karen Gadbois and Ariella Cohen, The Lens

New Orleans City Council boosts property tax by 6.74 mills, hikes monthly trash fee to $20 per household
~Michelle Krupa

Byron Lee’s Maxima Group Behavioral Services, Inc. needs an attitude adjustment: A Dollar Bill Jefferson Crime Family Con Profit update ~slabbed

Sustainable Site Design for New Orleans ~Hooray!!!~Watershed NOLA

Sitting On My Porch Part Fifty Nine
~Cliff's Crib

New Orleans’ Youth To Be Ambassadors To South Africa ~NOLAFemmes

Clean up on Aisle 111~Sky Dancing

Hillary Clinton gets a haircut in Cloutierville to prepare to see the world leaders~Poke Salad Granny

Louisiana's problems just not big enough for Gov. Bobby Jindal
~John Maginnis

LSU considering big tuition hike

Raspberry Merlot Sorbet
~Scoop Adventures

Challenge Submissions and a Few Linkatudes~Blackened Out

Press Street releases post-Katrina "field guide"~Alex Woodward, Gambit

A Chat With Welcome to the Rileys Director Jake Scott~Amrita Khalid

PhotoNOLA Festival of Photography

Tremé Creole Gumbo Festival 2010

Upcoming: Red Hot & New Orleans @ BAM feat. Trombone Shorty
~NolaFunk NYC

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