Study looks for source of sediment

From the NOLA Times Picayune:

The Breaux Act Task Force on Wednesday urged a speedy completion of a study aimed at determining whether the West Bay Diversion Project on the lower Mississippi River is causing sediment to fill in anchorage areas at Pilottown.

The federal-state task force, which builds small- to moderate-size restoration projects along the state’s coastline, also agreed to add four new coastal restoration projects to the Breaux Act program and to build three projects whose design work has been completed, at a cost of about $77 million.

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~ by vermilionaire on January 28, 2009.

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