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Chairman of the CPRA Board, assistant to governor for coastal activities: Guest commentary: Our coastal protectection, restoration efforts are making a difference

September 30, 2015

The ravages of Hurricane Rita coming so quickly after the horrors of Katrina proved to be an eye-opening moment for the nation and for people in positions of authority. Finally, the world saw the consequences of the coastal degradation we have been talking about for more than eight decades, and finally there was a resolve at the national level to help save Louisiana’s coast.