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 she did to help ensure future storms pose less of a threat.

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