< Beachapedia:Factoid | 2009 | 06
Inland Dams Are Robbing Louisiana's Coastal Marshes of Sand
- "Sediment carried by the Mississippi built up the marshes of Louisiana over thousands of years, but today inland dams trap at least half of it, Dr. [Harry H. ] Roberts said. He pointed out that there were 8,000 dams in the drainage basin of the Mississippi." - excerpt from this New York Times article.
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