Descriptions of Pictures from Grand Bayou
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Gulf of Mexico Program
|Image #||Caption||Thumbnail Image|
|1||View to the west of the Port Sulphur, LA sewage treatment plant from atop the primary treatment unit|
|2||View of marshes to the west of the Port Sulphur sewage treatment plant from atop the trickling filter unit.|
|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.|
|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.|
|5||View of the Citrus Lands Farm showing cattle to the right side of the picture.|
|6||School with the school boat in the foreground in Foster's Canal near its intersection with Grand Bayou.|
|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.|
|8||A home in the village of Grand Bayou. There are about 100-120 residents in the village.|
|9||A view down the bayou through the heart of the village.|
|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.|
|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.|
|12||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.|
|14||Camps at the southern most end of the village along the Bayou.|
|15||Another camp; note the cistern to the right rear|
|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.|
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