August 23, 2018
Mark Schleifstein | The Times-Picayune- The ability of the Mississippi River to build land when it's diverted from its banks will be the focus of a Coastal Connections event jointly sponsored by the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and the…
August 22, 2018
Congress first OK'd the Morganza to the Gulf hurricane protection system in 2000. But the Army Corps of Engineers failed to complete a report on construction that was part of the agreement.
August 21, 2018
The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board (CPRA), which sanctioned potential legal action against Plaquemines Parish in June of this year, today was informed that CPRA was able to proceed without the need to resort to legal action to…
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…