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Left to Louisiana’s Tides, a Village Fights for Time

Louisiana’s “working coast” is dotted with communities ... the lifetime of their loans and obligations could exceed the lifetime of the town. Indeed, real estate values are relatively high, if only because there is so little to be had.

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For the community of Jean Lafitte, the question is less whether it will succumb to the sea than when — and how much the public should invest in artificially extending its life. By KEVIN SACK and JOHN SCHWARTZ Photographs by WILLIAM WIDMERFEB24, 2018 In partnership with | The Times-Picayune The Drowning Coast This three-part special report about the ecological crisis facing Louisiana’s vanishing coast, and the people who live there, is the product of a partnership between The New York Times and | The Times-Picayune of New Orleans. The West Closure Complex is part of a sprawling hurricane risk reduction system that protects greater New OrleansThe city is visible in the distance.

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