But they voted not to send another name in cases in which the governor rejects a qualified candidate.
Eighteen recommendations apply to six or more diversions planned downstream from New Orleans.
Join us at noon to talk with David Muth of the National Wildlife Federation and George Ricks of the Save Louisiana Coalition.
As anglers are discovering in the Wax Lake area, river water and good fishing are not only compatible, they go hand in hand.
Funneling "Dead Zone" chemicals into state wetlands may be good for the Gulf, but doesn't sound great for fish and aquatic vegetation.
Savings reach $20 million if levees are raised before they're armored. Subsidence puts area flood insurance at risk.
Parts of a 1.1-mile stretch of levee along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway have sunk six inches since it was built. Repairs will cost $1 million. Officials say subsidence is inevitable, and it’s impossible to predict where it will happen.
After experts blamed pre-Katrina political hacks for ignoring safety issues, voters chose to have experts serve on levee boards. But Jindal has a litmus test that critics say undermines the changes: He wants members who will oppose a lawsuit against oil and gas companies for wetlands damages.
A sharp dropoff from the path to the grass poses a danger to cyclists and runners.
Since the BP oil spill, a group of environmental organizations has used private boats, planes and even satellite imagery to spot oil spills and report them to the federal government. You may be surprised to learn that they're the only ones doing this.