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DHH reopens 2 oyster harvest areas

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Posted: Oct 19, 2010 5:31 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: oyster, harvest, closed, BP, oil, spill, Gulf of Mexico, reopen, daybreak

Two of the first oyster harvest areas closed after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will reopen at daybreak today.

Oyster harvesting areas 12 and 13 are two of the largest and most productive along the coast, located west of the Mississippi River.

Harvest Area 12 is in Plaquemines and Jefferson parishes and Area 13 is in Jefferson and Lafourche parishes.

A handful of oyster harvest areas remain closed.

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