Federal agency’s concerns over Myrtle Grove diversion mirror locals’

A federal fisheries agency shares many of the same concerns local opponents have voiced about the massive Myrtle Grove diversion planned for Plaquemines Parish and outlined in the state’s master plan for the coast.

In a recent letter to the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, the National Marine Fisheries Service raised questions about:

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Marine Fisheries Service expresses concerns about Myrtle Grove diversion