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U.S. Senate approves bill containing Texas’ “Ike Dike” coastal protection project

The U.S. Senate voted to authorize the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin planning for a massive coastal barrier project in Galveston Bay meant to protect against hurricanes’ storm surge. Funding is not yet secured.

MacKenzie Edmundson walks along the shore of Galveston's coast on April 12, 2021.

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