nola.com, Mark Schleifstein – Three major restoration projects to build more than 2,900 acres of marsh, coastal ridges and barrier island beaches and dunes have started construction in southeast Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Wednesday.
wgno.com, Christopher Leach – SOUTH LOUISIANA—Today marks the return of Coastal Day for the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. To Celebrate, Louisiana Governor John Bell Edwards had an announcement to make, saying, “I am pleased to announce the advancement of…
houmatoday.com, Kezia Setyawan – About 20 miles southeast of Cocodrie, bulldozers are working on the state’s largest-ever project to restore barrier islands that protect inland communities from Gulf of Mexico storms.
theadvocate.com, Chip Kline – Most Louisianans can recite our state’s land loss statistics as quickly as they can recall their home addresses — “a football field of land lost every 100 minutes.”