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.
May 23, 2018
April 11, 2018
Congress recently passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill that includes funding for Roseau cane scale research.
April 4, 2018
As a Grand Isle native and former businessman, I’ve witnessed our coastal devastation firsthand. I’ve seen homes flood, productive fisheries disappear, hardworking citizens forced to change careers and move away, and industries relocate. I take this personally, and for me…
March 16, 2018
Construction is nearing completion of the restoration of Whiskey Island, which helps protect Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes from storm surge. “We waited a long time for this,” Terrebonne Parish President Gordy Dove said today. “We still have a lot of…
February 27, 2018
Opinion by U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise On Aug. 29, 2005, southeast Louisiana was hit with a storm that would change the lives of Louisianians forever.
February 27, 2018
A coastal restoration project in Lafourche Parish will advance to its construction phase next year. The announcement came after the project being awarded the money to do so earlier this month.
February 16, 2018
“The White House's proposed budget takes the ax to a wide range of domestic programs, but unlike in past years, federal oil money that funds Louisiana's coastal restoration efforts isn't on the chopping block.”
February 15, 2018
This year Gov. John Bel Edwards officially declared Louisiana's continued wetland loss a state of emergency that requires immediate and urgent action. More than 2,000 square miles have disappeared since the 1930s. Without coastal restoration efforts, another 2,000 to 4,000 square miles could be lost…
January 30, 2018
Southeast Louisiana has nearly $1.2 billion in coastal restoration and protection projects that are completed or in the process of completion, including multimillion-dollar improvements for Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes this year.