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November 13, 2018
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Nov

Miami Herald: Experts raise concerns about Texas Ike Dike proposal

The Associated Press – HOUSTON – Rice University researchers are concerned about the Army Corps of Engineers and the Texas General Land Office’s preferred $31 billion proposal to protect the Houston-Galveston region from devastating storm surge. Read more here…
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Nov

Houston Chronicle: How Katy Prairie landowners could help Houston fight flooding

By Elizabeth White Olson – fter Hurricane Harvey, environmental lawyer and Rice University SSPEED (Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters) Center co-director Jim Blackburn has arisen as one of the leading voices on reducing flooding in Houston and surrounding areas. I sat down with Blackburn to learn what role the Katy Prairie could...
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13
Nov

HuffPo: Is Your Home At Risk Of Flooding From Rising Seas By 2050? Check This Map.

By Zahra Hirji – Homeowners in these areas will need to get used to flooding year after year. Even if the world more aggressively tackles global warming, about 350,000 homes across the US, worth about $190 billion at today’s prices, are built on land that’s at risk of annual flooding by 2050 — which is...
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Nov

COASTAL PLAN IN HAND, LOUISIANA MOVES BEYOND TO ADAPT TO ‘NEW NORMAL’

Year-End Findings View State Master Plan with Generational Timelines in Mind BATON ROUGE, LA – Calling on all sectors of Louisiana to adjust to a “new normal” when viewing life and commerce in the state’s coastal zone, a diverse group of leaders, including Governor John Bel Edwards, has painted a picture of coastal conditions and...
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