State of the Coast is the largest conference on Louisiana coastal issues, and this year, more than 1,000 attendees are expected to join us for a jam-packed conference featuring 88 total sessions, 171 presenters, and over 50 panelists and speakers.
The conference will be held March 18 – 20, 2014 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA, and is hosted by the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, and The Water Institute of the Gulf.
St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister lauded Tuesday’s House of Representatives’ passage of legislation that would block flood insurance rate hikes for many policyholders, noting that it could save many parish property owners from financial disaster. The bill passed the…
Eight coastal projects from the Barataria and Terrebonne basins were among the 18 nominated for further evaluation as the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act process to determine priority projects moves forward.
Less than two years after Congress approved a landmark bill to overhaul the federal flood insurance program, lawmakers are poised to undo many of the changes after homeowners in flood-prone areas complained about sharp increases in premiums.
WASHINGTON — The House Tuesday voted to approve legislation that sponsors say will avert unaffordable flood insurance premiums for the vast majority of the program’s 5.5 million policyholders.