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$1.4 billion approved for West Shore Lake Pontchartrain hurricane levee, Comite diversion

July 9, 2018

Louisiana will get $1.4 billion in federal money for a  variety of flood and hurricane protection projects, including the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain hurricane levee in St. John the Baptist Parish, the Comite River Diversion Canal, and flood control projects in East Baton…

Hot Seat: What’s the latest on coastal restoration efforts in Louisiana

July 3, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — One expert joins the WDSU "Hot Seat" to discuss the state's efforts on coastal restoration and what Louisiana faces right now.

Associated Press Issues Correction on Reported Claims by Plaquemines Parish President

June 28, 2018

BATON ROUGE, LA – The Associated Press (AP) news service has issued a correction to a national news story in which AP quoted claims made by Plaquemines Parish President Amos Cormier, that the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority did not…

RESTORE Council Approves Louisiana’s $20 million Parish Matching Opportunities Program

June 25, 2018

Projects in six Louisiana coastal parishes have been approved by the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) to receive a total of $20 million in matching funds through the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Parish Matching Opportunities…

CPRA Board Meeting in Review, June 2018

June 22, 2018

The June 2018 CPRA Board meeting marked a milestone in CPRA history with the Board passing a resolution authorizing the filing of a lawsuit against Plaquemines Parish if, by June 29, the parish government refuses to permit soil borings in…

CPRA Solicits Proposals for Outcome Based Performance Contracting

Baton Rouge - Today, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) released a Request for Statement of Interest and Qualifications (RSIQ) for an Outcome Based Performance Contracting project.

CMAR Contractor Selected for Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion

June 19, 2018

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has selected the Archer Western-Alberici Joint Venture to provide Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project. The CMAR model integrates the construction contractor during…

RESTORE Council Approves Louisiana’s $20 million Parish Matching Opportunities Program

BATON ROUGE, LA — Projects in six Louisiana coastal parishes have been approved by the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) to receive a total of $20 million in matching funds through the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority…

Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group to Hold Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana

June 13, 2018

DATE June 26, 2018 LOCATION          Tulane River and Coastal Center (next to Mardi Gras World) 1370 Port of New Orleans Place New Orleans, LA 70130 TIME     Open House for discussion and questions                 …