US Army Corps of Engineers
New Orleans District

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Medium Diversion at Myrtle Grove (MDMG) - Suspended

The Medium Diversion at Myrtle Grove with Dedicated Dredging feasibility study (MDMG) is a Mississippi River diversion with dedicated dredging ecosystem restoration project identified in the LCA program.  It was authorized under the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 - Section 7006(c)(1)(E) and Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana is the cost-share partner in the development and implementation of this project.  The Medium Diversion at Myrtle Grove is located near the community of Myrtle Grove on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, LA.  The study area covers the Barataria Basin from north of Lake Cataouatche south to the Gulf of Mexico in Lafourche, Jefferson and Plaquemines parishes.