New Mississippi River cut should be closed, Corps analysis says, despite state opposition

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Neptune Pass is a newly-formed channel diverting part of the Mississippi River through Plaquemines Parish's east bank. An environmental assessment released Friday weighed the impact of closing most of Neptune Pass, the new river cut, against taking no action at all. The Corps' conclusion seemed to lean toward constricting the waterway.
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New Mississippi River cut should be closed, Corps analysis says, despite state opposition

Despite vocal opposition from the state and coastal advocates, an environmental analysis compiled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seemed to support the closure of a newly-formed channel diverting part of the Mississippi River through Plaquemines Parish’s east bank.

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