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Descriptions of Pictures from Grand Bayou


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Image # Caption Thumbnail Image
1 View to the west of the Port Sulphur, LA sewage treatment plant from atop the primary treatment unit Photo of the Port Sulphur, LA sewage treatment plant
2 View of marshes to the west of the Port Sulphur sewage treatment plant from atop the trickling filter unit. Photo of the marshes to the west of the Port Sulphur sewage treatment plant
3 View to the east of the Port Sulphur sewage treatment plant from the trickling filter unit. The effluent from this unit is chlorinated and pumped to the Mississippi River which is just beyond the levee in the background of the picture at the end of the road. Photo of the Port Sulphur sewage treatment plant
4 View of the Citrus Lands Farm (another proposed project site) There used to be enormous numbers of cattle here. Only a few remain and the land is up for sale. Photo of the Citrus Lands Farm (another proposed project site)
5 View of the Citrus Lands Farm showing cattle to the right side of the picture. Photo of the Citrus Lands Farm
6 School with the school boat in the foreground in Foster's Canal near its intersection with Grand Bayou. Photo of school with school boat on Foster's Canal
7 Mr. Maurice Phillips, a retired fisherman and one of our tour guides. He is one of the community elders and holds oyster leases in a portion of Grand Bayou. Photo of Maurice Phillips, a retired fisherman and a tour guide
8 A home in the village of Grand Bayou. There are about 100-120 residents in the village. Photo of a home in the village of Grand Bayou
9 A view down the bayou through the heart of the village. Photo of village with the bayou going down the middle
10 Mr. Clem Ancar, our other tour guide and boat driver. He is another community elder, a retired fisherman and holds oyster leases in a portion of Grand Bayou. Photo of Clem Ancar a retired fisherman and tour guide and boat driver
11 From left, David Cvitanovich, executive assistant to the Plaquemines Parish President, Brent Ache, Battelle, and Mr. Maurice Phillips discussing environmental issues of importance to the village. Photo of (left to right) David Cvitanovich (Executive Assistant to the Plaquemines Parish President), Brent Ache (Scientist in Battelle), and Maurice Phillips
12 Houses in the village Photo of houses in the village
13 One of the camps to the south of the village; note the cistern. These camps have no public water supply. Photo of one of the camps south of the village
14 Camps at the southern most end of the village along the Bayou. Photo of camps at southern most end of the village
15 Another camp; note the cistern to the right rear Photo of another camp near the village
16 Building that was a restaurant at one time. Note the white object just above ground level to the rear of the building. Hat is the top of an on-site sewage treatment unit. Photo of building that was, at one time, a restaurant

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