Posted by: Lawyer Sanders | July 18, 2008

U.S. EPA awards $21 million to rebuild Louisiana’s coastal wetlands.

The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $21,375,446 to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR) to implement a project to restore and protect Louisiana’s coastal wetlands. The goal of the Mississippi River Sediment Delivery System project is to rebuild 493 acres of emergent marsh and help demonstrate the feasibility of using Mississippi River sediment as a resource in the restoration of marsh communities and transporting the sediment by pipeline.

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