John Snell

  State pitches reluctant Plaquemines Parish on controversial coastal project

In Plaquemines Parish, just the mention of the largest coastal restoration project ever proposed can spark spirited debate.

Deepening Mississippi River could lure some of the world’s largest ships to N.O.

Congress and the White House Office of Management and Budget must still sign off on the funding. However, Duffy called the Corps action "monumental" for the Mississippi River.

The New Orleans and San Diego zoos team up in a first-of-its-kind partnership to breed animals

The Alliance for Sustainable Wildlife gives animals room to roam Betty the Bongo acclimates to her new surroundings, dense woods that hug the river on the New Orleans West Bank. It marks a first-of-its-kind-partnership between the Audubon Institute and San Diego Zoo Global.

John Snell reports: A Coast in crisis

Each year, Louisiana loses 25-35 square miles of its coast, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Since 1932, the state has shed 1,900 square miles, or an area the size of Delaware.Tonight, Fox 8 presents