Chip Kline, CPRA (2020)
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2020-06-03
Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Louisiana. Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority | Environment | COASTAL EROSION | COASTAL RESTORATION | Economy | Louisiana's Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast | Kline, Chip
- Kline, Chip Speaker
This episode of the series “Newsmakers” features a speech by Chip Kline before a virtual meeting of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on June 3, 2020. Kline is the chairman of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Board and an Executive Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Activities. He discusses: Louisiana’s coastal land loss crisis; the economic impact of coastal Louisiana; the 10th anniversary of the BP Oil Spill; the state’s coastal master plan; their coastal restoration and hurricane protection projects; the Water Campus in Baton Rouge; the economic impact of CPRA’s projects; and their current policy priorities. He also answers questions from the audience.