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What is saltwater intrusion and how is it affecting Louisiana’s drinking water?

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — For months, residents within the southeast nook of Louisiana have relied on bottled water for ingesting and cooking, with the water from the tap popping out salty. Plaquemines Parish Councilman Mark “Hobbo” Cognevich, who represents the affected space, stated grocery shops are continuously having to restock plastic water bottles, neighbors have reported getting rashes after …

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