User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

Grand Isle Levee System (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Grand Isle, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-01-15

Duration: 00:04:31

Subjects: Louisiana. Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority | Hurricane protection | LEVEES


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Kline, Chip Interviewee
  • Simoneaux, Rudy Interviewee
  • Camardelle, David Interviewee


This segment from the January 15, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) completing the repairs on Grand Isle’s burrito levee system following damage from the 2020 hurricane season. His report includes interviews with: Chip Kline, CPRA chairman; Rudy Simoneaux, CPRA chief engineer; and Grand Isle Mayor David Camardelle.