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How And Where Will Greater Houston Rebuild, Post-Harvey?

Residents and developers are considering how to rebuild to avoid a potential repeat of Harvey’s devastation in the future.

Gaston Kirby, right, and Juan Minutella leave Kirby's flooded home in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, near the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs, in Houston.
Gaston Kirby, right, and Juan Minutella leave Kirby’s flooded home in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, near the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs, in Houston.

As Greater Houston continues to recover from Harvey, residents and developers are considering how to rebuild to avoid a potential repeat in the future.

We talk with Sam Brody, director of the Center for Texas Beaches and Shores (CTBS) Department of Marine Sciences at Texas A&M University at Galveston. He lays out what rebuilding Houston could look like post-Harvey.

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