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August 22, 2019
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Aug

Insurance Journal: Retreat as an Answer to Climate Change?

Think retreat is never an option? Think again. “Faced with global warming, rising sea levels, and the climate-related extremes they intensify, the question is no longer whether some communities will retreat—moving people and assets out of harm’s way—but why, where, when, and how they will retreat. Read more here…
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Aug

Houma Today: Our opinion: Blanco’s coastal legacy transcends Katrina

As memorial observations are underway for former Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco, it’s important to remember her contributions to one of the most important issues facing coastal communities like Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes. Blanco accepted her share of criticism for a notoriously ineffective response to Hurricane Katrina. But it’s important to consider some of the things...
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Aug

WVUE: Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority honors Kathleen Blanco

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) – As members of the state’s effort to save Louisiana’s coast debated future billion dollar diversions Wednesday (Aug. 21), the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority took time to pay special tribute to the late former governor Kathleen Blanco. Blanco was instrumental in the creation of the CPRA and the group said...
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Aug

NOLA.com: Gov. Blanco remembered by coastal authority for shaping state coastal protection, restoration efforts

Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco’s role in shaping Louisiana’s hurricane protection and coastal restoration efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina was showcased Wednesday during the monthly meeting of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority she helped form. “It is my belief that her greatest achievement as governor was how she changed public policy related to...
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