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Louisiana’s First of Its Kind Climate Change Plans: BGOV OnPoint

May 16, 2019, 7:28 PM

In flood-prone areas across southern Louisiana, residents risk running out of choices: living in homes that are hard to leave but put them in harm’s way. In response, the state on May 15 issued a sweeping blueprint — the first of its kind in the U.S. — for managing the ongoing population movement away from its coastal areas, and preparing inland communities to receive an infusion of people.

An exclusive Bloomberg story examines the risks and the state’s plans to face climate change.

-- Click here for Louisiana’s Plans to Tackle Climate Change Flooding --

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