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Chandeleur Islands Restoration (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Gulf of Mexico

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-06-14

Duration: 00:04:55

Subjects: Chandeleur Islands (La.) | COASTAL RESTORATION | Environment | COASTAL EROSION


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Haase, Bren Interviewee
  • Landry, Mel Interviewee
  • Chatellier, Maury Interviewee


This segment from the June 14, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s report on the restoration efforts on the Chandeleur Islands located in the northern Gulf of Mexico, a critical storm buffer and wildlife habitat. She interviews: Bren Haase, the executive director of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA); Mel Landry, planning and integration section chief for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); and Maury Chatellier, Deepwater Horizon Program Coordinator with CRPA. This segment is a part of the “Good News Louisiana” series.