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Speed — and caution — urged on Louisiana’s 50-year plan to save its coast

January 27, 2017, Mark Schleifstein — Now that four public hearings have been held on Louisiana’s new $50 billion, 50-year plan to save its southern flank, staff at the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority turn to tweaking the draft before presenting it to agency’s governing board for a vote. The last of the hearings, held in Wednesday night (Jan. 25) in Mandeville, ended with several calls for speed and caution in completing the plan’s 120 projects.