Sweat-stained, mosquito-slapping, cottonmouth snake-fearing seismic crews and oil and gas drillers were slogging through the wetlands of south Louisiana well before they began exploring even the sh
A river level gauge shows the water height Thursday evening on the Berwick side of the Atchafalaya River. As of 6 a.m. Friday, the river was at 5.92 feet and forecasted to hit the 6-foot flood stage by 7 p.m. The National Weather Service predicts the Atchafalaya will crest near 7 feet May 27. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)
A projected river crest of nearly 7 feet in Morgan City shouldn’t have much effect on the area, but St.
After some uncertainty in late 2016 and early this year, local officials are confident that the $80 million Bayou Chene Flood Control and Diversion Project will be in the state’s coastal master pla