Mayoral Forum Discusses Flood Risk Thursday



Flooding in New Orleans on Aug. 5

Rahn Broady

NEW ORLEANS – The Urban Conservancy and Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) will host a mayoral forum Thursday, Sept. 14, at the New Orleans Jazz Market, 1436 Oretha Haley Blvd., from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m.

         The forum, presented in partnership with the Water Collaborative of Greater New Orleans, the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, The Lens, the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law & Policy, the Tulane ByWater Institute, the Gulf Restoration Networks and the Lowlander Institute, will discuss flood risk and adapting to a changing environment.

         Candidates who have confirmed their participation include Michael Bagneris, Ed Bruski, LaToya Cantrell, Desiree Charbonnet, Brandon Dorrington, Troy Henry, Matthew Hill and Johnese Smith.

         The candidates will answer questions on issues pertaining to New Orleans’ role in Louisiana’s coastal land loss crisis and restoration efforts, the city’s flood protection and the future of living with water and the city’s role in committing to climate change adaptation and the principles delineated in the Paris Climate Accord.

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