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11 May 2009 Coleen Perilloux Landry

Sand Mining

Bonnet Carre' Spillway

When the Mississippi River spills into the Spillway it leaves tons of alluvial soil.
Here the sand left from the 2008 spill is being mined quickly before the water of 2009 reaches their area. It is a very lucrative business.

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