NOLA environmental issues .

One can cleary see the consequences of allowing a river to flow in a permanent path. However, change of sedimentary regime, salt water intrusion, coastal erosion, and land development are also some of the factors that are contributing to the overall issue.


Mississippi River side of road:
Land near the Mississippi River has healthier vegetation due to Lower levels of salinity.


Gulf of México side of road :
Increasing water salinity due to the mentioned factors are taking a toll on the vegetation near the Gulf of México.

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