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John M. Barry

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Vice President of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority East and chief architect of its lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies for alleged damage they’ve done to Louisiana’s flood protection system; former visiting scholar at the Tulane/Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research in Louisiana; author of the award winning book Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America and The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History; head of Restore Louisiana Now

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