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Coastal Master Plan Summit (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-11-09

Duration: 00:06:05

Subjects: Environment | COASTAL EROSION | COASTAL RESTORATION | Louisiana's Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast | America's Wetland Foundation


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Twilley, Robert Speaker
  • Reed, Denise Speaker
  • Marmillion, Val Interviewee


This segment from the November 9, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the second summit on the 2017 Louisiana Coastal Master Plan hosted by America’s Wetland Foundation and the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority at LSU in Baton Rouge. His report includes highlights of speeches and panel discussions with: Governor John Bel Edwards; Dr. Robert Twilley, the director of Louisiana Sea Grant; and Dr. Denise Reed, a coastal expert. Moreau also interviews Val Marmillion of America’s Wetland Foundation, who discusses the importance of the summit and the progress made on the projects included in the coastal master plan.