Allen Lottinger

Levees no match for restoration

The state and federal government will get more bang for their bucks by paying for coastal restoration, rather than building levees.Imagine building levees designed to protect populated areas from category five, or even category three, hurricanes in South Louisiana? […]


Chaisson wants the best of both levee worlds

St. Charles Parish’s removal from the Pontchartrain Levee District and inclusion in the movement for levee consolidation in Governor Blanco’s special legislative session upset local Sen. Joel Chaisson, D-Destrehan.Originally, St. Charles Parish was not included in levee consolidation from Sen. Walter Boasso’s plan. […]