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A Houston attorney is banking on big business helping preserve the Texas Coast
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A Houston attorney is banking on big business helping preserve the Texas Coast

Mother nature is one of the most powerful allies in helping reduce and store carbon-dioxide emissions.Our coastal marshlands play a vital role in that process but are being threatened by erosion and sea level rise.A Houston environmental attorney said he’s found a way to protect these delicate areas of the state while making it financially beneficial for big businesses to support the effort.“This where the economy is headed and it’s a new economy for agriculture in Texas, for coastal land owners,” said attorney Jim Blackburn. “It’s part of a new economy of carbon, as well as protection of the Texas coast.”Blackburn’s goal is to create a thousand miles of living shoreline stretching from Orange County to Cameron County. He believes energy industry leaders can help with this effort in exc...