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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…

Louisiana official: State adapting to ‘new normal’ of climate change

September 11, 2019

Louisiana’s top official for coastal issues says state and local officials must learn to live with the “new normal” of climate change. Chip Kline, chairman of the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, acknowledged that not everyone agrees human activities…

Committee formed to address flood insurance program

September 10, 2019

The state has formed a new subcommittee to craft a unified approach to addressing issues with the flood insurance, especially in coastal communities.

Funding for North and South Lafourche Levee Districts

September 6, 2019

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday signed an agreement allocating a total of $41.7 million to Lafourche Parish levee districts for storm protection projects.

State to provide $42 million for Lafourche storm protection

Gov. John Bel Edwards has announced more than $42 million of state aid for eight hurricane protection projects in Lafourche Parish.

Funding Agreements Signed for North and South Lafourche Levee Districts

September 5, 2019

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards signed an agreement allocating a total of $41.7 million to Lafourche Parish levee districts for storm protection projects. The total includes $36 million of the State’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Gulf of Mexico…