Officials prepare for meeting on Comite River Diversion Canal

Chris Knotts, left, takes a seat Monday at DOTD headquarters while Dietmar Rietschier, who leads the Amite River Basin Commission, and U.S. Rep. Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge speak before a meeting started on the Comite River Diversion Canal. The officials gathered to discuss the unfinished, long-stalled project's prospects ahead of President Barack Obama's visit Tuesday to Baton Rouge.