Louisiana coastal master plan is subject of TV, radio show

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By Mark Schleifstein

The 2017 update of Louisiana’s $50 billion, 50-year master plan for coastal restoration and hurricane flood protection will be the subject of Louisiana Public Broadcasting’s Louisiana Public Square show on Wednesday (April 26). The 7 p.m. program is carried on WLAE television and WWNO radio in the New Orleans area.

It also will be carried on other Louisiana Public Broadcasting stations in the state and on public radio stations WRKF in Baton Rouge and Red River Radio in Shreveport and Monroe. Check those station’s websites for the scheduled time.

A panel discussing the master plan will include:

  • Bren Haase, head of planning for the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
  • Denise Reed, chief scientist with The Water Institute of the Gulf
  • George Ricks, president of the Save Louisiana Coalition
  • Mark Schleifstein, environment reporter with NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune.

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