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Jerome Zeringue, Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority (2014)

The Press Club



Genre: Public Affairs, News, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-04-28

Duration: 00:26:26

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Zeringue, Jerome | Louisiana. Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority | Environment | COASTAL EROSION | COASTAL RESTORATION | Hurricane protection | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | United States. RESTORE Act of 2012


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A speech by Jerome Zeringue before the Baton Rouge Press Club on April 28, 2014. Zeringue is the chairman of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. He discusses: the coastal land loss crisis; legislative requests for projects to address the issue; budget and funding sources for those projects; dredging; the hurricane protection system for the greater New Orleans area; the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection Project; the Mississippi River Long Distance Sediment Pipeline project; the restoration of the Cameron Parish shoreline; the Caminada Headland Beach project; marsh creation; barrier island projects; the Orleans Landbridge; the state’s allocation of money from the BP Oil Spill and the RESTORE Act; river diversions; and legislative issues.