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  • Jefferson Parish President John Young said he's worried that the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West Closure Complex, an U.S. Army Corps project to protect southeast Louisiana, will pump additional water into Jean Lafitte, Barataria and Crown Point--communities already vulnerable to storm surge and flooding.

    Susan Buchanan: Views Collide At Meeting On Louisiana's Coastal Plan

  • In Jean Lafitte, Louisiana, Mayor Tim Kerner told us that he and his son were on the water throughout the disaster.

    Kerry Kennedy: The Missing Truth In The BP Oil Disaster

  • In Jean Lafitte, Louisiana, Mayor Tim Kerner told us that he and his son were on the water throughout the disaster.

    Kerry Kennedy: The Missing Truth In The BP Oil Disaster

  • In Jean Lafitte, Louisiana, Mayor Tim Kerner told us that he and his son were on the water throughout the disaster.

    Kerry Kennedy: The Missing Truth In The BP Oil Disaster

  • In moments like these, I knew that Louisiana was still a magical place, not terribly different than it was when Jim Bowie and his business partner the pirate Jean Lafitte smuggled slaves illegally into the United States and kept them in a barracoon, somewhere close to the very spot I was standing on.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • Jim Bowie and Jean Lafitte brought them up the Mermentau River and sold them into the cane fields.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • It is where the pirate and Battle of New Orleans hero Jean Lafitte established his colony of Baratarians.

    Barataria Bay Oil Spill: Historic Estuary Now An Environmental War Zone (VIDEO)

  • Leading the Americans was Andrew Jackson, a backwoods general, backed up by Jean Lafitte, a privateer and smuggler headquartered on Grande Terre island, forty miles south of New Orleans, who rejected a British bribe of around $30,000.

    Empire of Dreams

  • It's a rollicking ride and all the more so because Hardberger, an airplane pilot, lawyer, teacher and adventurer as well as a ship captain, tells a great story, writes with genuine skill and -- just for good measure -- hails from New Orleans, the city of pirate Jean Lafitte.

    Three new books about surviving treacherous seas

  • During the August 25 Dockside Chat in Jean Lafitte, LA, it came to our attention that the federal agencies were unaware -- or lacking proof -- of the continued spraying of dispersants from Louisiana to Florida.

    Riki Ott: An Open Letter to US EPA, Region 6

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