The lower Mississippi River should carry enough sand during the next six centuries to supply the needs of sediment-capturing diversions proposed for Louisiana to rebuild wetlands, according to a scientific letter published online Sunday in Nature Geoscience.

Outgoing New Orleans City Council President Jackie Clarkson has asked the Regional Planning Commission to study what it would take to put a streetcar line along General de Gaulle Drive in Algiers.

Mark Moseley

Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...