August 17, 2018
Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the launch of the Louisiana Watershed Initiative and a long-range vision for the state’s multi-pronged approach to mitigating future flood risk focusing on natural boundaries, not political ones. The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is officially…
August 10, 2018
Engineering underway for linchpins of state's $50 billion master plan
July 27, 2018
WVUE) - Johnny Bradberry remembers growing up on Grand Isle in the 1960s and rarely encountering a pelican.
July 24, 2018
Ten miles from Louisiana's receding shore, on an island that was on the verge of sinking away, new land is growing at a rate of 200 feet per day.
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…
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.
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…
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…
June 12, 2018
Published in the Plaquemines Gazette, June 12, 2018 The resilient people and bounty of natural resources of Plaquemines Parish are important to Louisiana, and my administration is committed to protecting and ensuring their future. That is why the Coastal Protection…
June 7, 2018
wafb.com, Jeff Morrow -- Louisiana was most likely the last state formed many, many years ago. And the lifeblood for coastal creation is the invaluable sediment contained in the mighty Mississippi River.