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'Not a lot of time': A quiet beach carries a warning about cash for Louisiana’s coastal future

Posted on AllSides June 16th, 2024
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The sandy dunes and quiet beach on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico, near the end of Louisiana’s Highway 1, isn’t a vacation mecca like its counterparts in Florida and Alabama. In some ways, it’s more important. “Once this goes away, look at all the open water,” said Todd Folse, 51, a scientist with the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority who has spent his life hunting and fishing in the area. As he drove along the beach to view large-scale restoration work there, he said not maintaining it...

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