September 20, 2017
September 1, 2017
Baton Rouge, Louisiana – This week, Johnny Bradberry, Executive Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Activities, issued a letter to Louisiana’s congressional delegation once again asking for assistance with the State’s Hurricane Storm Damage and Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS) debt…
August 31, 2017
Baton Rouge, Louisiana – The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has received a $19.5 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) for design and implementation of the final phase of the System Wide Assessment…
August 10, 2017
The coast of Louisiana is sinking, drowning and being blown away at a rate that exceeds any other coastline in the United States. The state accounts for 40% of the nation’s wetlands but 80% of its wetland losses.
August 2, 2017
AECOM, an international engineering and infrastructure design firm, has been selected to oversee project management, engineering and design for the proposed $1.3 billion Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversionon the west bank of the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has…
July 3, 2017
July 3, 2017
June 21, 2017
Enhancing sediment retention of diversions and improving flood risk assessment are just two of thirteen research projects recently funded through the first round of Louisiana’s RESTORE Act Center of Excellence grant process.