Lake Pontchartrain http://wwno.org en New Orleans Police Find Body In Lake Pontchartrain http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-police-find-body-lake-pontchartrain <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">New Orleans Police have found a body in Lake Pontchartrain near the University of New Orleans campus.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday authorities received reports that a body had been found in the water.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 00:21:30 +0000 The Associated Press 36502 at http://wwno.org St. Tammany: Trees down, lake rising http://wwno.org/post/st-tammany-trees-down-lake-rising <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">As Hurricane Isaac neared southeast Louisiana, the sewer system in one lakefront community in St. Tammany Parish had to be shut down because floodwaters rose over sewage lift stations.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Officials say they believe most people had left Northshore Beach before Tammany Utilities began shutting down the sewage system there.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 02:00:04 +0000 The Associated Press 18814 at http://wwno.org Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans closed http://wwno.org/post/lakeshore-drive-new-orleans-closed <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">City officials have closed Lakeshore Drive, the roadway that runs along the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain.&nbsp;Officials said anyone found on the roadway, floodgates or levees may be arrested.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Hurricane Isaac is expected to drive the lake over the seawall. Levees protect nearby neighborhoods.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 17:30:56 +0000 The Associated Press 18736 at http://wwno.org Body of Mandeville man found in lake http://wwno.org/post/body-mandeville-man-found-lake <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office has retrieved the body of a Mandeville man from Lake Pontchartrain.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 13:31:29 +0000 The Associated Press 18228 at http://wwno.org Tangipahoa council awards coastal erosion contract http://wwno.org/post/tangipahoa-council-awards-coastal-erosion-contract <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Tangipahoa Parish Council voted unanimously to award a $4.8 million contract to Bertucci Contracting Co. of Metairie to construct a stone breakwater designed to halt coastal erosion in the extreme northwestern corner of Lake Pontchartrain.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 17:24:25 +0000 The Associated Press 17827 at http://wwno.org Cypress Saplings Planted Along Lake Pontchartrain http://wwno.org/post/cypress-saplings-planted-along-lake-pontchartrain <p>About 1,000 new Cypress saplings are taking root in the Bonnet Carré spillway. The project coordinated by America&rsquo;s Wetland Foundation is taking advantage of the Mississippi River silt diverted during last spring&rsquo;s high water levels.</p><p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 6561 at http://wwno.org Northshore Water Monitoring Shows No Sign Of Oil http://wwno.org/post/northshore-water-monitoring-shows-no-sign-oil <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d6d6c1d32b0-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d6d6c1d32b0-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d6d6c1d32b0-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-922539.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Every day along the shore of Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Borgne, teams of scientists can be seen checking snares floating under the surface offshore. Eileen Fleming reports that so far, they haven't found any oil.</p> Thu, 09 Sep 2010 01:04:02 +0000 Eileen Fleming 2451 at http://wwno.org