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Hurricane Recovery in Grand Isle (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Grand Isle, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-11-06

Duration: 00:05:06

Subjects: Hurricane Zeta, 2020 | Hurricanes | Natural Disasters | Louisiana. Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Haase, Bren Interviewee


This segment from the November 6, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the hurricane recovery efforts in Grand Isle following Hurricane Zeta. He interviews Bren Haase, the executive director of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). He discusses the plans to fix the damaged burrito levee in Grand Isle and the need for a long-term solution to protect the state’s only inhabited barrier island.