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Louisiana Unprepared for Watery Disasters, Top Official Warns

Sep 20, 2017

The meeting was hosted by Bureau of Governmental Research, an 85-year-old private, nonprofit, independent research organization whose website says is dedicated to informed public policy making and the effective use of public resources for the improvement of government in the New Orleans metropolitan area. It was open and free to the public.

Source: Courthouse News Service

These 3 parishes face billions of dollars in damage without coastal plan, state warns

Sep 19, 2017

Jefferson, Orleans and St. Tammany parishes will lose hundreds of square miles of land and face billions of dollars in flood damage if the Louisiana does not implement its $50 billion, 50-year plan for coastal restoration and hurricane protection. That was the message delivered by Johnny Bradberry, chairman of the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, to a North Shore audience Tuesday (Sept. 19) at breakfast briefing sponsored by the Bureau of Governmental Research.

Source: | The Times-Picayune

Eat breakfast while learning about Louisiana’s coastal master plan

Sep 6, 2017

Interested in learning more about Louisiana’s $50 billion, 50-year coastal master plan while you nosh on breakfast? The Bureau of Governmental Research has just the event for you.

Source: | The Times-Picayune

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