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Coast Guard rescues two people, two dogs in Lake Pontchartrain

Date: 6/26/2017 8:49:00 PM

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people and two dogs from a disabled vessel in Lake Pontchartrain, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:00 p.m. that one adult, one child, and two dogs were aboard a disabled inflatable

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Lt. Gov. Nungesser pushing forward on controversial State Museum plans


Date: 6/26/2017 8:42:00 PM

such as one Nungesser envisions for acreage near Fontainebleau State Park on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. One of Nungesser’s plans for the foundation is to turn a State Museum storage facility in the French Quarter into a money-making hotel and

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2 people, 2 dogs rescued from inflatable vessel in Lake Pontchartrain

The Times-Picayune

Date: 6/26/2017 8:19:00 PM

An adult, a child and two dogs were rescued from Lake Pontchartrain on Monday (June 26) after their inflatable vessel began to lose air, the Coast Guard said. The agency was alerted at 2 p.m. that they were in distress near the Interstate 10 and U.S. 11

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Nicondra: Finally, a break from the rain


Date: 6/26/2017 5:48:00 PM

Monday will see around a 40 percent chance of rain with the most of that happening rain south of Lake Pontchartrain. Monday will see around a 40 percent chance of rain with the most of that happening rain south of Lake Pontchartrain. Storm chances remain

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Final Days to Nominate Environmental Volunteers for Cox and The Trust for Public Land's 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards Program in Louisiana

Broadway World

Date: 6/26/2017 6:19:00 AM

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, The University Lakes Improvement and Preservation Association (TULIPA) and Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF). Cox Conserves Heroes was created through a partnership between The Trust for Public Land and

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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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