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Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-05-14

Duration: 00:06:15

Subjects: COASTAL EROSION | COASTAL RESTORATION | Environment | Louisiana. Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Haase, Bren Interviewee
  • Barth, Brad Interviewee


This segment from the May 14, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the status of the controversial Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project. He reports that the Plaquemines Parish Council opposes the plan. Moreau interviews Bren Haase, the executive director of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), and Brad Barth, the CPRA manager of the project.