"Some of the scientists say you're down there in the coastal marshes, it'll never work. This is a piece of land that they thought was lost a number of years back. It's being regained. Not only will this accomplish the air quality goals, but we will also recapture land. It's a great challenge. That's a hell of a lot of land. We'll get it done in time," he said.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Charlie Melancon says Elmer's Island has never looked better.
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