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Atchafalaya Basin Program

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Act 570 of the 2018 Regular Session, enacting La. R.S. 49:214.8.1, et seq., transferred the responsibilities of the Atchafalaya Basin Research and Promotion Board and the Atchafalaya Basin Program from the Department of Natural Resources to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. The Atchafalaya Basin Program (R.S. 49:214.8.1 et seq.) is placed within the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, which shall perform and exercise the powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities of the Program as provided by law. The annual basin plan shall be included in the Annual Plan: Integrated Ecosystem Restoration and Hurricane Protection in Coastal Louisiana produced each year by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.


Public Hearings: Fiscal Year 2023 Draft Atchafalaya Basin Program Annual Plan

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will hold the following virtual public hearings to receive public comments on the Fiscal Year 2023 Draft Atchafalaya Basin Program Annual Plan.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 25  –  2:00 PM Virtual Hearing

Virtual Meeting Link

Password: ABP01

Join by phone: 1(929) 205-6099

Meeting ID: 870 0985 8250

 

Monday, Jan. 31   –  6:00 PM Virtual Hearing

Virtual Meeting Link

Password: ABP02

Join by phone: 1(929) 205-6099

Meeting ID: 861 7691 7547

 

The CPRA will receive email and/or written comments and recommendations on the Fiscal Year 2023 Draft Atchafalaya Basin Program Annual Plan until February 26, 2022. Emailed comments can be sent to coastal@la.gov Written comments should be mailed (to arrive no later than February 26, 2022) to the following address:

Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority

Public Comments –Atchafalaya Basin Program

150 Terrace Avenue

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Please visit https://coastal.la.gov/atchafalaya-basin-program/ for more detailed information and copies of the Fiscal Year 2023 Draft Atchafalaya Basin Program Annual Plan which will be posted prior to the public hearings.

For questions regarding the hearings, please contact Chuck Perrodin at (225) 342-7615.