An Honest Discussion Of Louisiana's Berm Plan Part 1
Governor Jindal's proposal to build a wall of sand berms to keep oil out of Louisiana's marshes and off its shores has gotten a lot of media coverage, most of it supportive. A growing number of experts have voiced serious concerns or outright opposition to the plan (1). Both they and the public have been hindered by a lack of information about the plan and what exactly has been proposed.
With the posting of documents related to the plan and the state's permit request to the Corps of Engineers answers are beginning to emerge.
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