The MIssissippi River-Gulf Outlet
The MR-GO is the waterway running along the left side of the photograph. Opened in 1963 as a quick route into the Port of New Orleans (via the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and the Industrial Canal) the new channel has come under fire for causing damage to area wetlands and for causing the flooding that destroyed most of St. Bernard Parish. The inlet across from the MR-GO (to the left of the Michoud Power Plant) is the Michoud Harbor.

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