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Restoration Leaders, Experts Convene on 2017 Louisiana Coastal Master Plan

August 10, 2016

The Louisiana Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority (CPRA) and America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) today announced they will host two leadership roundtables this fall and a culminating coastal summit in December to discuss the state’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan, bringing together…

Report a step forward for study

August 5, 2016

The Southwest Coastal Louisiana Feasibility Study saw more progress Wednesday as the Army Corps of Engineers issued the final report needed to send the study to Congress for funding consideration.

Work continues on coastal master plan

July 31, 2016

The state’s coastal master plan is a work in progress, and it likely will always be.

Coastal Master Plan to focus on resiliency and reducing risk

July 28, 2016

Projects that make Louisiana's coastline resilient and reduce risks for future generations is at the center of the upcoming 2017 Coastal Master Plan being pieced together by state officials.

CPRA working on new Coastal Master Plan

July 14, 2016

A new coastal master plan addressing sea level rise and sinking land is expected to be released January. The plan will take on the issues through a series of projects over the next five years.

Bringing back the bayou: NASA helps Louisiana wetlands avoid bleak future

June 29, 2016

Louisiana’s coastal wetland habitats are imperiled by several natural and anthropogenic phenomena, including the extreme effects of climate change. They’re home to 40 percent of the nation’s wetlands and account for 80 percent of the annual wetland loss, prompting scientists…

Penalties for small oil spills could help raise money to restore coast

June 13, 2016

Small oil spills off Louisiana's coast could help pay for coastal restoration projects as part of a state law signed by Gov. John Bel Edwards.

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