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Hurricane protection stirs debate along Texas gulf coast


by DAVE FEHLING




The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon consider proposals to reduce flooding when hurricanes hit a critical part of the Texas Gulf Coast. But the proposals have sparked debate over who should pay for them and who should be protected. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

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DAVE FEHLING reports for KUT News where this story was originally broadcast. It is made available here through a news partnership between the Texas Tribune and the San Marcos Mercury.

COVER: Hurricane Katrina tears through the Gulf of Mexico in August 2005. NASA PHOTO.