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Coastal community mourns death of Plaquemines Parish President Amos Cormier, Jr.

June 16, 2016

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is greatly saddened by the sudden death of Plaquemines Parish President Amos Cormier, Jr.   Amos Cormier was vigorously committed to his parish and its people, and was working with us to make…

Major Step Taken to Bring Restoration and Protection to Southwest Louisiana Communities

April 22, 2016

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have now both agreed on a feasibility study that could mean billions of dollars for ecosystem restoration, hurricane protection and home elevations in Southwest Louisiana.

Louisiana to Receive a Minimum of $6.8 Billion for State Claims Related to BP Oil Spill

April 4, 2016

Today the Court approved the settlement between the United States, the five Gulf States and BP for damages stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.