Last Call http://wrkf.org en The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — Diversions? http://wrkf.org/post/louisiana-coast-last-call-diversions <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wwno/audio/2014/03/20131104LastCall.mp3" class="asset-audio">The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — Diversions?</a><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 21px; line-height: 1.5; white-space: pre-wrap;">Anyone following the development of the Master Plan for the Louisiana coast knows that the central part of the plan is also its most controversial: large scale river diversions, opening the levees on the sides of the Mississippi River south of New Orleans to let the silt-carrying Mississippi out into these sinking deltas Mon, 04 Nov 2013 21:13:24 +0000 editor 18361 at http://wrkf.org The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — Diversions? The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — The RESTORE Act http://wrkf.org/post/louisiana-coast-last-call-restore-act <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="The Mississippi River Delta." data-attribution="Credit NOAA Photo Library" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wwno/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201305/delta.jpg" alt="" /><p><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wwno/audio/2014/03/20131007LastCall.mp3" class="asset-audio">The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — The RESTORE Act</a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The second part of a trial resumed in the </span><a href="http://www.laed.uscourts.gov/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Federal District Court</ Mon, 07 Oct 2013 23:19:11 +0000 editor 17163 at http://wrkf.org The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — The RESTORE Act The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — Funding The Master Plan http://wrkf.org/post/louisiana-coast-last-call-funding-master-plan <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wwno/audio/2014/03/20130805LastCall.mp3" class="asset-audio">The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — Funding The Master Plan</a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When Louisiana officials unveiled the $50-billion </span><a href="http://www.coastalmasterplan.louisiana.gov/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Master Plan for the Coast</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a 50-year program that could prevent most of southeast Louisiana from sinking under the Gulf by the end of the century as predicted, they knew one of their most important priorities would be gettin Tue, 06 Aug 2013 01:06:21 +0000 editor 14339 at http://wrkf.org The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — Funding The Master Plan The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — How We Got This Way: Rising Seas, Sinking Land http://wrkf.org/post/last-call-how-we-got-way-rising-seas-sinking-land <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="A street submerged by water in Venice, La. Thu, 16 May 2013 15:42:22 +0000 editor 10485 at http://wrkf.org The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — How We Got This Way: Rising Seas, Sinking Land The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — How We Got This Way: Canal Dredging http://wrkf.org/post/last-call-how-we-got-way-canal-dredging <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wwno/audio/2014/03/20130515LastCall.mp3" class="asset-audio">The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — How We Got This Way: Canal Dredging</a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">These days when fishing guide <a href="http://www.cajunfishingadventures.com/" target="_blank">Ryan Lambert</a> motors away from the boat launch in </span>Buras<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, he’s fishing in the what locals call “the land of used-to-bes.”</span><p>As in, that used to be Yellow Cotton Bay, or Drake Bay, or English Bay… and dozens more. Wed, 15 May 2013 14:29:11 +0000 editor 10420 at http://wrkf.org The Louisiana Coast: Last Call — How We Got This Way: Canal Dredging