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Decade After Katrina, Pointing Finger More Firmly at Army Corps

New York Times

Date: 5/23/2015 10:36:00 PM

This debate centered on how best to prevent flooding from the city’s three major drainage canals, which jut into the city from Lake Pontchartrain. The levees and flood walls along two of these canals failed during the hurricane, letting water pour

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Foster parent facing charges in 22-month-old girl's death


Date: 5/23/2015 12:52:00 PM

The child later died at another hospital south of Lake Pontchartrain. Medical staff found her injuries suspicious and called the Sheriff's Office. Detectives spoke to Faciane at the hospital and brought her in for questioning, at which time she admitted

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Jacki interviews Jennifer Kessy at the AVP tournament in New Orleans


Date: 5/22/2015 8:08:00 PM

Olympic stars and local standouts will battle it out on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain in Kenner over Memorial Day weekend. In addition to the world’s best beach volleyball talent, this ultimate beach festival will feature interactive activations

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Hurricane Protection System for New Orleans Tested by Army Corps

Insurance Journal

Date: 5/22/2015 9:27:00 AM

On Wednesday crews operated three complex pumping stations and floodgates built at the mouths of major drainage canals that empty into Lake Pontchartrain. The structures were erected after Katrina to keep storm surge from entering the canals and

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DHS grad’s passion for robotics leads Wildcat team to 5% in the world

Herald Guide

Date: 5/22/2015 7:01:00 AM

Earlier this year, the DHS robotics team competed in the First Regional Bayou Classic at Lake Pontchartrain Center in Kenner. Not only did the team compete, they won the tournament, with Fink as one of two lead fabricators who created the robot used in the

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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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