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CPRA Solicits Proposals for Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion CMAR Contractor

December 1, 2017

Today, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for eligible contractors interested in providing Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project.

Louisiana CPRA Participates in 2nd Annual NRDA Trustee Council Meeting

December 1, 2017

BATON ROUGE, LA— December 1, 2017 —  Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Executive Director, Michael Ellis, participated in last night’s Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Trustee Council Public Meeting in Mobile, Alabama, the second meeting since the historic…

$28 million marsh creation project nears completion on New Orleans North Shore

November 8, 2017

BATON ROUGE, LA — November 8, 2017 — A project to restore 620 acres of marsh, nourish 310 additional acres, and reestablish the Lake Pontchartrain shoreline rim near Bayou Bonfouca in St. Tammany Parish is approximately 90 percent complete and is expected to…

Bayou Bonfouca marsh creation project, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

November 8, 2017

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CPRA Requests Clarity on GOMESA Funding for Louisiana

October 20, 2017

BATON ROUGE, LA.— Oct. 20, 2017 — This morning, Governor John Bel Edwards' Executive Assistant for Coastal Activities, Johnny Bradberry, who also serves as Chair of the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, issued a letter to Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation requesting assistance in…

$1.2 billion in coastal projects in Southeast Louisiana spotlighted at CPRA’s October board meeting

October 18, 2017

The Board of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) held its monthly meeting in Belle Chasse in Plaquemines Parish and used the opportunity to spotlight billions of dollars in projects in the Southeast Louisiana region, and to report…

CPRA Solicits Proposals for Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Engineering and Design

October 5, 2017

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) released a Request for Statement of Interest and Qualifications (RSIQ) for eligible firms interested in providing engineering and design services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion project.

CPRA provides $2.7 million for flood protection improvements in St. Mary Parish

September 28, 2017

BATON ROUGE, LA.—Sept. 28, 2017— Work to improve an area serving as flood protection in the Morgan City area will soon begin with the provision of $2.7 million in funding from the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) toward…

RESTORE Council awards $14.2 million grant for Gulf-wide Restoration to Louisiana for River Reintroduction Project

September 19, 2017

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded a $14.2 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) to complete engineering and design activities for the Mississippi River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp project under…