Louisiana’s $2-Billion Gamble: Flood the Land to Save the Coast

BATON ROUGE, La.—After Hurricane Ida slammed into the Louisiana coast in August 2021, it took more than 100 lives and cost billions of dollars in damage. To some here, the storm was just one more justification for a desperate measure to preserve the coast by intentionally flooding parts of the state. “I don’t mean to be … Read more