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RESTORE Council Approves Louisiana’s $20 million Parish Matching Opportunities Program

June 19, 2018

BATON ROUGE, LA — 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…

Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group to Hold Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana

June 13, 2018

DATE June 26, 2018 LOCATION          Tulane River and Coastal Center (next to Mardi Gras World) 1370 Port of New Orleans Place New Orleans, LA 70130 TIME     Open House for discussion and questions                 …

CPRA to Discuss Coastal Master Plan Cornerstone Project in Southwest Louisiana

June 12, 2018

BATON ROUGE, LA - On Thursday, June 21, 2018 the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority will participate in an informational meeting in Cameron Parish to overview the Calcasieu Salinity Control Measures Project, a Master Plan cornerstone project in the southwest coastal region.  An…

My pledge to the people of Plaquemines Parish

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…

Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Annual Meeting

June 8, 2018

The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG) will hold its annual public meeting on June 26, 2018 at the Tulane River and Coastal Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. At the meeting, the LA TIG will have an open house where…

Attorney who won legal battles for Louisiana after Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill receives Coastal Stewardship Award

May 31, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Megan Terrell, an attorney in the governor’s office, was honored today with a Coastal Stewardship Award for her years of work on behalf of the people of Louisiana following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The Coalition…

CPRA Delivers Louisiana Coastal Basins Report at State of the Coast Conference

May 31, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Louisiana’s coastal basins need help, the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reported at the biennial State of the Coast Conference at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center today. However, in a panel discussion led…

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Louisiana Trustees Release Draft Supplemental Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment Elmer’s Island Access Project Modification

May 11, 2018

Baton Rouge, Louisiana - The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (Louisiana TIG) has released a Draft Supplemental Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment. In response to public comment on our December 2017 Draft Recreational Use Plan, the Louisiana…