Designing the Bayous: The Control of Water in the Atchafalaya Basin, 1800-1995

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Index
“a-b-c requirements,” 187
ABAMG. See Atchafalaya Basin Agency Management Group
Abbot, Henry L., 50–52
Acadians, 8, 19, 21–22. See also Cajuns
Access issues. See Public access
Act No. 97, 61
Aerial surveys, 178, 213
AFL-CIO, 271, 307
Agricultural land, estimated value of, 167–168
Aguillard, Roy, 288
Alabama Bayou, 153
Alexandria Town Talk, 307–308
Alluvial ridges, 9
American Engineering Council, 129–130
American Red Cross, 103, 110
American Society of Civil Engineers, 87, 88
AMG. See Agency management group
Andrus, Cecil, 309
Angel, Sam E., 336
Angelle, J. Burton, 318
Annual Report of the Chief of Engineers, 152, 157
Aquatic ecosystem hydrographs, 298
The Archimedes, 29
Arkansas River, 59, 186–187
Army Corps of Engineers. See Corps of Engineers
Army General Counsel, 257
Arnett, G. Ray, 334
Arnold and Porter, 285
Arpent system, 20
Artificial outlets. See Outlets
Assessment values, 183
The Atchafalaya: America’s Greatest River Swamp, 334
Atchafalaya Basin
in 1883, 74
aerial survey of, 178
age of, 9
arpent system, 20
beginning of government involvement, 4–5
borders of, 9
clearing the river raft, state aid for, 26–36
commerce and transportation, 67–69
cost estimates for project, 343
dredging, 147–157
early settlers, 19–25
effect of the Civil War, 52–56
flood control appropriations, 95–96
floodway system, 2, 5
Governor’s Commission, 267–268, 270–272, 276
impact of environmental era, 12
interregnum period, 49–69
location of, 3
national recreation area plan, 267–268
natural resources, 8, 11
parts of, 6
politics of engineering plans, 137–147
rights-of-way, 157–167
river transportation, 23–25
size of, 5
transportation routes of 1863, 27
Atchafalaya Basin Agency Management Group, 284, 288, 289, 291–293, 295, 299, 303, 308, 317, 323–326, 328, 339–340, 357
Atchafalaya Basin Division (Louisiana), 271
Atchafalaya Basin Levee District (Louisiana), 61, 87
Atchafalaya Basin Protection
Association, 91, 107, 123–124

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