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  Hurricane Rita - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Cameron Parish was heavily damaged, with the communities of Holly Beach, Hackberry and Cameron being essentially destroyed.
A casino boat and several barges were floating loose in Lake Charles and damaged a bridge spanning Interstate 10 across the Calcasieu River.
In addition, residents of Cameron Parish, Calcasieu Parish, and parts of Jefferson Davis Parish and Vermillion Parish, were told to evacuate.
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 Louisiana Waterways
The Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico are only the first to come to mind, but every bayou, lake, creek and bay has its own history and resources.
For whatever reason, some of these names are given to several bodies of water in opposite parts of the state.
Eventually they will all be listed below with links to maps and other information about their part in the development of the state.
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 Toxics Program Bibliography-Contaminant Transport - Surface Water
Fate and transport of organic compounds and trace elements in the lower Calcasieu River, Louisiana, in Mallard, G.E., and Ragone, S.E., eds., U.S. Geological Survey Toxic Substances Hydrology Program--Proceedings of the technical meeting, Phoenix, Ariz., September 26-30, 1988: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 88-4220, p.
Herbicide transport in the Cedar River, Iowa--Importance of hydrology and geochemistry in nonpoint-source contamination, in Mallard, G.E., and Ragone, S.E., eds., U.S. Geological Survey Toxic Substances Hydrology Program--Proceedings of the technical meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, September 26-30, 1988: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 88-4220, p.
Occurrence of alachlor and its sulfonated metabolite in rivers and reservoirs of the midwestern U.S.--The importance of sulfonation in the transport of chloroacetanilide herbicides: Environmental Science and Technology, v.
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 Gulf of Mexico
Chief of the many rivers entering the Gulf are the Mississippi, Alabama, Brazos, and Rio Grande.
Calcasieu - Calcasieu, river c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising in W central La. and flowing S through Lake...
22,776), Brazoria co., SE Tex., on a branch of the Brazos River, near...
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Lake Charles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
70,580), seat of Calcasieu parish, SW La.; inc. 1867.
It is located on Lake Charles at the mouth of the Calcasieu River in a rice, timber, oil, and natural gas region.
The city is an important producer of petrochemicals and has a variety of manufactures, including machinery, concrete, transportation and oil-field equipment, food products, barges, and tugboats.
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