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CPEX releases first of series of papers urging public policies to reduce flood risks

A non-profit group focused on planning issues has released the first of what it says will be a series of papers urging local politicians across Louisiana to adopt policies aimed at reducing flood risks.

“We have to acknowledge the reality that the whole state is at risk,” said Jessica Kemp, Vice President at the Baton Rouge-based Center for Planning Excellence.

CPEX will examine ways individual parishes and municipalities can reduce their flood risk through measures other than large infrastructure projects like levees.

Each dollar invested in flood prevention yields a seven dollar return, this week’s CPEX report states.

Climatologists are finding more and more instances of heavy rainfall events as the climate continues to warm, increasing the need for preventative steps, the report argues.

“Beyond the cost-benefit analysis, it is the very survival of many of Louisiana’s unique communities, people and places that is at stake,” the report states.

The first report is brief, though subsequent

Read more at: http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/article_8d61397a-1596-11e7-ae4b-638fb82b8884.html

CPEX releases first of series of papers urging public policies to …

A non-profit group focused on planning issues has released the first of what it says will be a series of papers urging local politicians across Louisiana to adopt policies aimed at reducing flood risks.

“We have to acknowledge the reality that the whole state is at risk,” said Jessica Kemp, Vice President at the Baton Rouge-based Center for Planning Excellence.

CPEX will examine ways individual parishes and municipalities can reduce their flood risk through measures other than large infrastructure projects like levees.

Each dollar invested in flood prevention yields a seven dollar return, this week’s CPEX report states.

Climatologists are finding more and more instances of heavy rainfall events as the climate continues to warm, increasing the need for preventative steps, the report argues.

“Beyond the cost-benefit analysis, it is the very survival of many of Louisiana’s unique communities, people and places that is at stake,” the report states.

The first report is brief, though subsequent

Read more at: http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/article_8d61397a-1596-11e7-ae4b-638fb82b8884.html