Dredging or diversion? Experts split on how to protect our coast

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Posted on June 16, 2013 at 5:58 PM

Updated Sunday, Jun 16 at 6:01 PM

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NEW ORLEANS -- Few would disagree that more must be done to protect Louisiana's coastal wetlands, but there is a conflict over how to accomplish that task.

 

Some see river diversions as the answer, but many fishermen say the diversions will ruin their catch, and are pushing for more dredging instead.

State Rep. Ray Garofalo joins the Eyewitness News with more on the debate.

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