Geologist proposes plan to restore Louisiana's wetlands

10/31/2005 | Wall Street Journal, The

A geologist who first raised alarm about Louisiana's vanishing wetlands decades ago has a plan to carve a 105-mile-long riverbed that would restore wetlands and create one of North America's largest rivers. The plan would divert one-third of the waters of the Mississippi River to the new channel, and bring in sediment to rebuild the wetlands that once served as a buffer for New Orleans against big storms.

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