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Grand Isle Levee Repairs (2017)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Grand Isle, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, 29.2158003, -90.0886218

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-07-07

Duration: 00:04:05

Subjects: Tropical Storm Cindy, 2017 | LEVEES | Hurricane protection


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Camardelle, David Interviewee


This segment from the July 7, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the emergency repairs to the burrito levee in Grand Isle following damage from a 2016 storm and Tropical Storm Cindy. He interviews Grand Isle Mayor David Camardelle, who discusses the damage to the levee, the $2 million in state and parish funds needed to patch the levee, and his hope to work with the United States Army Corps of Engineers for a more permanent solution.