Weigh in on community’s future amid growing flood threat

Coastal Land Loss Map - LA SAFE

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By Keith Magill Executive Editor

Public hearings in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes aim to gather input on how to make the community more resilient as the threat of inundation from the Gulf of Mexico grows.

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the initiative today as a complement to the state’s master plan to deal with the consequences of coastal erosion, sinking land, rising seas and storms.

“The people of Louisiana are resilient by nature. They will always rise to meet any challenge,” Edwards said in a news release. “Today, I am calling on them to become involved in LA SAFE so we can be certain the rich traditions and boundless opportunities of our coast are preserved for generations to come. Every voice, every idea, is important.”


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