Our coast is shrinking.
Louisiana must continue its commitment to the Coastal Master Plan in order to ensure the viability of coastal and Mississippi River economies. Critical to this effort is protecting the Coastal Trust Fund and determining other financing options.
With the largest port complex in the world and 26% of U.S. commercial fisheries, coastal Louisiana’s contributions to the nation’s economy are significant. Our coastal wetlands are central to our economy and protecting them is essential.
You can read more on this in an upcoming white paper to be released in early 2019.