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Mississippi River will carry enough sand needed to build new...
The Mississippi River West Bay diversion, five miles above Head of Passes, in 2010.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
If You Live In One Of These 11 States You May Be Flunking Finance
Financial literacy is the ability to use knowledge and skills to make effective and informed money-management decisions.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Mississippi River's high water prompts increased monitoring by West Bank levee authority
With the Mississippi River more than 11 feet above sea level and the Corps of Engineers activating its "flood fighting'' plan, the West Bank levee authority has stepped up monitoring efforts.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
District Court Extends Fifth Circuit's Naquin Decision to Barge Cleaning/Repair Employee
As previously reported , the Fifth Circuit recently expanded the scope of Jones Act seaman status to include a shipyard worker who spent 70% of his time working aboard vessels , and the remaining 30% of his time working in a fabrication shop or on a land-based crane.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Mississippi Press
Huntington Ingalls taps Kinder Morgan Energy Partners for study of Avondale shipyard
Huntington Ingalls Industries, the parent company of Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, announced today it will conduct a study with Kinder Morgan Energy Partners to explore redeveloping the Avondale shipyard in Louisiana.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Washington State Repeat-Winner, South Carolina Flat Bottom, for 2014 Public Spaces Cleanliness
South Carolina ranked bottom-worst, while Washington lead state governments, and since 2011, for the second consecutive time, in widespread quality of public-property cleanliness, as revealed by the 2014 American State Litter Scorecard, presented at the American Society for Public Administration Conference in the District of Columbia in late March.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Louisiana Bridge plans still on track
When officials with Missouri Department of Transportation first announced they were looking at options to replace or renovate the Champ Clark Bridge at Louisiana, they warned it would be a slow tedious process.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
The Bandera County Courier
AccuWeather Global Weather Center
Pictured: 2014 forecast - severe storm & tornado threat to spike in May, June AccuWeather.com reports persistent cold air during the first part of the spring is likely to cause severe weather to get off to a sluggish start in a heavily populated part of the nation.
AWO Urged Action on Waterways Infrastructure
As part of the American Waterways Operators' annual Barge-In, U.S. vessel owners, operators and mariners are fanning out all over Capitol Hill today visiting nearly 150 Congressional offices to talk about the industry's top advocacy priorities and the industry's important role as economic generators, safety leaders and environmental stewards.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Best of New Orleans
Debunking Big Oil's big lie
In the ongoing political battle over whether to allow the local levee board to sue oil and gas companies for accelerating wetland loss and increasing the risk of flooding in southeast Louisiana, one of the energy industry's favorite memes is that the lawsuit will chase jobs out of our state.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
The Kansas City Star
Up the river to destiny: Missouria s history, told in French
Just a few pieces of March ice drifted in the current of the big channel, but the hardwoods on the overlooking bluffs weren't even considering budding yet.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Louisiana Bank Break-In Suspects in Custody
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Wed Mar 26, 2014
Construction Equipment Guide
Toku America Announces Two New Sales Representatives
Toku America, manufacturers of Striker hydraulic breakers, has promoted Willie Studway to the position of regional sales manager of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Oklahoma Judge Says State Can't Keep Execution Drugs Secret
An Oklahoma judge ruled Wednesday that a provision allowing the state to hide where it gets its execution drugs is unconstitutional.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Count upholds ruling on taxes for Comite diversion
The Louisiana Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling that property taxes funding the Comite River Diversion Canal project be sent to the district that oversees the project instead of being held in escrow.