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Now Accepting Submissions for Applied Research and Coastal Innovation Programs

For the third year, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), in collaboration with The Water Institute of the Gulf, is offering two programs focused on fostering applied research and identifying innovations that will enable CPRA to more effectively protect and restore coastal Louisiana.

The CPRA Applied Research Program provides Louisiana-based researchers with funds to conduct engineering and science research and tool development activities that will enable CPRA to more effectively protect and restore coastal resources. Get complete details online.

The Coastal Innovation Partnership Program solicits and evaluates cutting-edge technologies and other innovations that could be used by CPRA or other coastal entities to achieve the most efficient, cost effective and sustainable approaches to project implementation, monitoring and adaptive management. Get complete details online.


In the News

The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, in collaboration with The Water Institute of the Gulf, is accepting submissions for its Applied Research and Coastal Innovation programs.

December 15, 2014

If tropical weather approaches the U.S. next year, coastal residents will see new, separate warnings about storm surge in addition to those about winds, the National Hurricane Center said Thursday.

December 12, 2014

When West Jefferson and Algiers residents go to the polls in October to vote for governor, they might also be asked to consider a property tax for flood protection. Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West officials are weighing a campaign for…

December 11, 2014

With some money from the Deepwater Horizon disaster already flowing to the states for coastal restoration work, a coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday released its list of 19 priority projects that could be done in the next five years.

December 11, 2014

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