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Study: Levees Cheaper Than Sea Wall To Protect Galveston From Hurricanes

The Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District just finished Phase 2 of their storm surge suppression study. Public meetings are scheduled for later this month (March 2016). We learn about the storm surge suppression study from Robert Eckels, former Harris County Judge and president of the GCCPRD. He details what the GCCPRD does and […]

The Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District just finished Phase 2 of their storm surge suppression study. Public meetings are scheduled for later this month (March 2016).

We learn about the storm surge suppression study from Robert Eckels, former Harris County Judge and president of the GCCPRD.

He details what the GCCPRD does and walks us through the three phases of his organization’s storm suppression study.

MORE:
Study: Levees Cheaper Than Sea Wall To Protect Galveston From Hurricanes (News 88.7, March 3, 2016)
Protecting Gulf Coast From Major Storm Could Cost $11 Billion (Houston Chronicle, March 1, 2016)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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