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New Poll Shows Majority of Louisianians View Coastal Land Loss as a “Crisis”

January 11, 2017

Majority say coastal wetlands are important to them personally, support the state’s Coastal Master Plan

(NEW ORLEANS – Jan. 11, 2017) Statewide, 93 percent of Louisiana voters say that protecting Louisiana’s coastal wetlands needs attention with 56 percent calling this issue a “crisis,” according to a new poll released today. Additionally, an overwhelming 95 percent of Louisiana voters say Louisiana’s coastal areas and wetlands are important to them personally, with 73 percent saying they are “very important.”