Skip to comments.Coastal restoration: Lots of options, little progress
Posted on 02/06/2006 6:46:37 PM PST by bayourant
http://theadvertiser.gns.gannettonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/DG/20060205/SPECIALSECTION0603/602280303/0/LAFUTURE Protecting South Louisiana from future hurricanes will require adding new levees, restoring wetlands and rebuilding barrier islands and reefs, scientists and state officials say.
But those remedies will take time, money and political will.
"The kind of mobilization or general consensus that is being drummed up for the levees in New Orleans is what we need for coastal restoration, because people need to make a mental connection with coastal restoration and hurricane protection," said Rusty Gaude, a Louisiana fisheries Sea Grant agent for Orleans, St. Bernard and Plaquemines parishes.
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"We don't need a study. We need a levee," said Hubert Faulk, president of the Vermilion Parish Police Jury. "I can tell them how to dig dirt and build a levee."
I like the way he thinks.
Why didn't Bush fund Coast 2050?