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Dredging and drawdown planned for False River check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video
December 3, 2012 5:21 PMNEW ROADS - A dredging and drawdown on False River could begin within the next two years. State Representative Major Thibaut, D-Oscar, updated the Baton Rouge Press Club about a comprehensive plan involving the oxbow lake. Thibaut says it utilizes local, state and federal resources. One of the... more »
June 15, 2011 3:48 PMNEW ORLEANS - A grounded oil tanker on the Mississippi River has been freed from the mud where it got stranded about 5 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The 800-foot tanker Ratna Puja was southbound carrying a load of carbon black oil when it got stuck Monday night.... more »
June 14, 2011 5:04 PMMORGAN CITY - Less than a month ago, News 2 visited a flooded seafood restaurant in Morgan City that had between four and five feet of water from the Atchafalaya River. Since then flood waters have subsided, but owner Robert Conner is dealing with a much bigger problem. In... more »
February 8, 2011 6:23 PMBATON ROUGE - As the Mississippi River's depth falls to the lowest level in a decade, shippers and port officials are worried ship traffic could substantially slow down. But the river depth is not their only worry; many areas will not be dredged to the adequate depth necessary for... more »
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