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RESTORE Council awards first grant for Gulf-wide Restoration to Louisiana for Barrier Island Project

September 30, 2016

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded a $7.3 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) for engineering and design of the West Grand Terre Beach Nourishment and Stabilization project under the…

Coastal Leaders Gather To Address Restoration Operations And Financing

September 27, 2016

Louisiana's Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority (CPRA) and America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF) will host two leadership roundtables on October 24 and 25, 2016, at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on the LSU campus, bringing together a diverse group of coastal…

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.