Flood control project could cause more damage to oyster industry

A proposed flood control project on the Pearl River is designed to protect Jackson from flooding. South Mississippi oystermen are worried that the project would cause salinity levels in the Mississippi Sound to drop, damaging the oyster crop.
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A proposed flood control project on the Pearl River is designed to protect Jackson from flooding. South Mississippi oystermen are worried that the project would cause salinity levels in the Mississippi Sound to drop, damaging the oyster crop.