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Lake Pontchartrain surge barrier could increase Mississippi flooding: report

The Times-Picayune

Date: 8/17/2017 10:45:00 AM

Hurricane Isaac pushes Lake Pontchartrain over the shore near U.S. 11 south of Slidell on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. Louisiana wants to build a barrier to block storm surge from entering the lake, but it might increase flooding in Mississippi, according to

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New Orleans Reviews System After Storm Swamps Pumps

Date: 8/17/2017 9:09:00 AM

The system does not include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-built pumping stations put in place after Hurricane Katrina; those pumps remove water from canals after gates are lowered, preventing storm surge from Lake Pontchartrain. As the political

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More problems at S&WB float to the surface as diesel leak discovered


Date: 8/16/2017 8:07:00 PM

Department of Environmental Quality and Hazardous Materials crews mopped drainage canals and placed oil booms on both sides of Pumping Station 6 in an effort to keep the diesel from entering Lake Pontchartrain on Wednesday. New Orleans Fire Superintendent

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These 14 Restaurants Are Worth a Drive From Metro New Orleans

Eater New Orleans

Date: 8/16/2017 10:50:00 AM

Located between Lake Maurepas and Lake Pontchartrain, Middendorf’s restaurant put thin-fried catfish on the map. It opened in 1934, but the building has been rebuilt over and over again after being knocked down by hurricanes. Outside seating means

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Heritage Nola Bancorp Is A Recent Mutual Conversion At 86% Of Book With Excess Capital

Seeking Alpha

Date: 8/16/2017 9:56:00 AM

Heritage Bank is a very small outfit. They have two branches, both of which are just north of Lake Pontchartrain in the suburbs of New Orleans. They are conveniently located near the major routes over Lake Pontchartrain to the northern suburbs, but with

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• Surface Area: 630 Acres
• Length: 41 Miles
Lake Pontchartrain is a brackish estuary located in southeastern Louisiana in the United States. It covers an area of 630 square miles with an average depth of 12 to 14 feet. Some shipping channels are kept deeper through dredging. It is roughly oval in shape, about 40 miles from west to east and 24 miles from south to north.
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