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LA SAFE Plan (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-05-24

Duration: 00:04:00

Subjects: COASTAL EROSION | Louisiana. Division of Administration. Office of Community Development | Climate change | Environment


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Forbes, Pat Interviewee
  • Sanders, Matt Interviewee


This segment from the May 24, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s in-studio interview with Pat Forbes, the executive director of the Louisiana Office of Community Development, and Matt Sanders, the program manager for the Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments (LA SAFE) program. They discuss: the recently released LA SAFE plan; their recommendations for adapting to climate change and land loss; their work with flood-prone parishes; and the possibility of moving communities in the future, similar to Isle de Jean Charles.