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Justin Ehrenwerth, Water Institute (2017)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-05-08

Duration: 00:49:01

Subjects: COASTAL EROSION | COASTAL RESTORATION | Louisiana's Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast | BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | The Water Institute of the Gulf | Environment | Science


  • Ehrenwerth, Justin Speaker


A speech by Justin Ehrenwerth before the Baton Rouge Press Club on May 8, 2017. Ehrenwerth is the president and CEO of the Water Institute of the Gulf in Baton Rouge. He discusses: the Water Institute’s role as an applied science research group; the coastal land loss crisis in Louisiana; their work in supporting the state’s coastal master plan; the Mid-Barataria sediment diversion project; and their state, national, and international partnerships. He also answers questions from the audience.