This week on Behind The Lens, Venture Global’s tax incentives for its LNG export terminal in Plaquemines Parish are eye popping, and some historians and others see parallels with a 100 year old sulfur mining company which built, then nearly destroyed, the town of Port Sulphur.
A rare and precious resource, new land is growing up on the threatened coast of Louisiana: it could be the state’s first National Estuarine Research Reserve.
Our guests this week are Lens reporter Delaney Dryfoos, Lens contributor Sara Sneath and Lens editor Katy Reckdahl.
Theme music by Podington Bear.
Correction: The text of this article was corrected to reflect that new coastal land could be the state’s first National Estuarine Research Reserve. The application and review is in process, not yet completed.