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Gov. Edwards Commits $6 Million to Flood Protection in St. Charles Parish

October 10, 2019

Gov. John Bel Edwards today announced a state commitment of $6 million to St. Charles Parish for needed levee improvements along Magnolia Ridge and the construction of a gate on the Paradis Canal.

Louisiana hopes to fight coast erosion by mimicking nature

October 3, 2019

“Back when the Mississippi River flowed wild, its ever-shifting waters acted as a continent-sized earth mover, picking up sand and dirt from the North, depositing it in the Delta region and eventually creating the land that is now south Louisiana.”

CPRA Soliciting New Projects for Atchafalaya Basin Program

September 26, 2019

BATON ROUGE, LA - Today, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced it will begin accepting proposals for specific projects in the Atchafalaya River Basin in anticipation of its Atchafalaya Basin Program Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2021.

CPRA Accepting Proposals for Atchafalaya River Basin Projects

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is accepting proposals for specific projects in the Atchafalaya River Basin in anticipation of its Atchafalaya Basin Program Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2021.

Louisiana Announces $160 Million Project to Restore Two Barrier Islands

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced a $160 million project to restore and nourish two barrier islands and one headland on the southern perimeter of the Terrebonne Basin in Louisiana.

Restoration project to get $160 million

September 16, 2019

Settlement money from the 2010 BP oil spill will finance a $160 million restoration of two barrier islands and a headland off the coast of Terrebonne Parish.

Gov. Edwards outlines project to restore barrier islands

Governor Edwards outlined today the details of a $160 million project to restore and nourish two barrier islands and one headland on the southern perimeter of the Terrebonne Basin.

Three Barrier Island Projects Announced

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards outlined the details of a $160 million project to restore and nourish two barrier islands and one headland on the southern perimeter of the Terrebonne Basin on September 13.

Gov. Edwards, Terrebonne Officials Announce Three Barrier Island Projects

September 13, 2019

HOUMA, LA — Gov. John Bel Edwards today outlined the details of a $160 million project to restore and nourish two barrier islands and one headland on the southern perimeter of the Terrebonne Basin.

CPRA Accepting Proposals for Conservation and Restoration Partnership Fund

September 12, 2019

The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is accepting proposals for the FY 2020 Conservation and Restoration Partnership Fund until October 18. This year the Partnership Fund has dedicated $1,000,000 in matching funds for projects addressing coastal conservation and restoration…