Monday Dec 2
Floodgates planned to slow storm surge from Vermilion Bay
Two flood gates are planned in Iberia and Vermilion parishes that supporters say could hold back some of the storm surge such as when water pushed into homes when Hurricane Rita hit southwest Louisiana in 2005.
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Oil Rig Accidentally Drains Lake Peigneur
Lake Peigneur is located in the U.S. State of Louisiana 1.2 miles north of Delcambre and 9.1 miles west of New Iberia , near the northernmost tip of Vermilion Bay.
Iberia Chamber of Commerce: levees will save jobs
New funds from the Iberia Parish Council will kick start a levee project in one of Iberia Parish's most flood prone areas - near the Delcambre Canal.
Vermilion Bay Sweet shrimp, a local brand owned by the Port of Delcambre, will make its major grocery store debut in Rouses locations in Lafayette and Youngsville Wednesday, November 6. As a slow shrimp season comes to a close in December, the local product fills an important gap for fishermen and consumers as shrimp globally are in short supply.