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Protecting the Coast

Army Corps, Texas officials propose sweeping hurricane protection plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Texas General Land Office have recommended a plan to shore up the Houston area and other parts of the Texas coast. It features a massive flood wall along Galveston Island and could cost as much as $31 billion.

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Protecting the Coast

A plan to guard the Texas coast from hurricanes has been years in the making. Will it ever become reality?

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In Harvey's Wake

The devastation was swift, and the recovery is far from over. Sign up for our ongoing coverage of Hurricane Harvey's aftermath. You can help by sharing your story here or sending a tip to harvey@texastribune.org.

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