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  • Wetlands along Columbia River to benefit from levee breach 
    Updated: Aug-15-15 7:32 pm

    VANCOUVER, Washington - Pastures along the Columbia River will be returning to a wetland for the first time in 70 years when a levee is breached on Saturday.

  • Gulf eats away at coast outside levee-protected New Orleans story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-14-15 4:35 pm

    DELACROIX, Louisiana - Rocky Morales is watching his small Louisiana town of Delacroix slowly melt into the water. The woods where he played hide-and-seek as a boy are gone. It's all water and mud back there now. So, too, is the nearby marsh where townsfolk once trapped for muskrat, otter and mink.