Diversions, barrier islands discussed at coastal restoration meeting

State officials heard concerns over fresh water diversions and future local development as the state presented its annual plan for coastal restoration for the 2014-15 fiscal year that starts July 1. But the diversions were a point of contention Wednesday. “You change the water, the shrimp might not be home here anymore, and I promise people are going to be looking for work,” said Terry Parfait, a shrimper from Dulac. Read [email protected]  11:02

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