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BATONROUGE, La. - Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority members from Plaquemines Parish are criticizing the state's new draft master plan to save the coast.

On Wednesday, the officials got their first look at the draft.

It outlines which projects should be built during the next 50 years to provide flood protection and coastal restoration.

Plaquemines officials took issue with the plan's large diversions of water and sediment from the Mississippi River.

They said it could move and disrupt a number of fisheries.

Parish officials said without changes they can not support the plan.

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