January 23, 2017
theadvocate.com, Faimon Roberts, III -- Louisiana’s coastal authority began rolling out its new 50-year master plan Tuesday, drawing plaudits for the plan's readability and science but catching flak for endorsing projects that some worry will harm fishermen or coastal communities.
January 23, 2017
houmatoday.com, Keith Magill -- If you don't believe the dire predictions in today's front-page story on the state's latest plan to address coastal land loss, attend Tuesday's public hearing in Houma and find out for yourself.
January 20, 2017
Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), along with the other state and federal agencies of the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group, announces the release of its “Final Restoration Plan #1,” which selects restoration projects to continue to address injuries to…
January 18, 2017
The state has created an interactive, online map providing a realistic look at the future, which probably will be more shocking to residents than the words in the new Coastal Master Plan it is based on.
January 17, 2017
Nicholls State's use of drones to study barrier islands in Terrebonne Parish was the focus of a local congressman's visit to the university's farm.
January 12, 2017
nola.com, Governor John Bel Edwards -- Since the presidential election there has been a renewed interest in boosting investment in our nation's aging or nonexistent infrastructure -- to do "something big" that would rejuvenate the economy and provide benefits across…
January 11, 2017
Majority say coastal wetlands are important to them personally, support the state’s Coastal Master Plan (NEW ORLEANS – Jan. 11, 2017) Statewide, 93 percent of Louisiana voters say that protecting Louisiana’s coastal wetlands needs attention with 56 percent calling this…
January 8, 2017
Although most members of Louisiana’s newly constituted congressional delegation campaigned against big government when running for office, there’s at least one crisis facing the state that’s going to need massive help from Washington, D.C. to resolve.
January 6, 2017
In a New Year letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, R. King Milling, chair of America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF), says time is running out to save Louisiana's coast and urgent, emergency action must be considered, including…
January 4, 2017
(NEW ORLEANS – January 3, 2017) This morning, Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) released its draft 2017 Coastal Master Plan that, if approved, will serve as the blueprint for the state’s coastal restoration and protection activities over the…