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CPRA Executes MOU that Implements 2-Yr Expedited Permitting for Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion

BATON ROUGE, LA — January 26 2018 — CPRA Board Chairman, Johnny Bradberry, along with several federal partners signed a landmark MOU this morning in Washington, D.C. which commits to a 2-year federal permitting timeline for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project. The MOU builds on the Trump Administration’s Executive Order 13807 and Governor Edwards’ request to the White House Federal […]

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CPRA Executes MOU that Implements 2-Yr Expedited Permitting for Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion

“This is the first MOU of this nature for the Trump administration. Louisiana CPRA has been the driving force of this initiative to streamline environmental and permitting processes to speed up project implementation of Coastal Master Plan projects,” -CPRA Board Chairman, Johnny Bradberry

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Mid-Barataria CMAR Pre-Submittal Meeting Canceled

The Pre-Submittal Meeting for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion CMAR (RFQ# 2503-18-04) that was scheduled for Thursday, January 18th has been canceled due to inclement weather.  Information on the rescheduling of this meeting will be provided as soon as possible.

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CPRA Solicits Proposals for Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion CMAR Contractor

Today, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for eligible contractors interested in providing Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project.

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International firm tapped to oversee design of Mid-Barataria diversion

AECOM, an international engineering and infrastructure design firm, has been selected to oversee project management, engineering and design for the proposed $1.3 billion Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversionon the west bank of the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has announced.

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Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion would produce 43M metric tonnes of sediment in 10 years, Water Institute CEO says

The head of the Water Institute of the Gulf today detailed the expected impact of the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion, a mammoth $1.4 billion project that would divert Mississippi River water at an unprecedented scale to stem coastal land loss.

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Getting Down to Basics: The Environmental Impact Statement Process for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion

As CPRA advances the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion and other priority projects toward construction, Restore the Mississippi River Delta staff experts will aim to give you updates on key steps of the process.

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CPRA Releases Draft Initial Operations Plan for Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Permitting Process

April 4, 2017 – Earlier today, officials from Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) briefed officials from a variety of local, state, and federal agencies regarding a draft initial operations plan for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion is key to a long-term sustainable strategy […]

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