Louisiana coastal restoration: State studying diversions’ effects on economy, fishing

Louisiana’s coastal restoration officials said the state has embarked on a comprehensive socioeconomic analysis of the effects of four proposed sediment diversions along the lower Mississippi River on coastal communities and the economy.The plan includes studying the effects of land loss without the diversions and the effects of the diversions over time on various segments of the state’s economy, including commercial and recreational fishing, the oil and gas industry, and hazard and flood insurance rates,,, Read the rest here 10:47