September 18, 2020
BATON ROUGE, LA – The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded $15 million for research, data collection, and implementation of its Adaptive Management program to increase effectiveness and flexibility when implementing coastal projects under the Resources…
September 15, 2020
humatoday.com, Dan Boudreaux - The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority will be holding four meetings in the coming months to get the opinions of oyster farmers who lease state lands on the Oyster Lease Acquisition and Compensation Program.
September 8, 2020
BATON ROUGE — The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) seeks the views and recommendations of all coastal stakeholders regarding potential improvements to the Oyster Lease Acquisition and Compensation Program (OLACP).
August 21, 2020
Lafitte — Gov. Edwards today joined local and state officials to cut the ribbon on a recently completed $30 million levee-enhancement project in Jefferson Parish, the first in a series of projects that will protect the greater Lafitte-Barataria-Crown Point community from…
August 16, 2020
nola.com, Mark Schleifstein - Almost 2 square miles of new marsh will be built in the upper Barataria Basin in Jefferson Parish using sediment dredged from the Mississippi River just over 5 miles away, officials with the state Coastal Protection…
August 15, 2020
wwltv.com, WWL Newsroom - Louisiana will spend $205 million in BP oil spill money for a variety of projects to help recover from the 2010 disaster. Executive Director of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Bren Haase says $176 million…
August 14, 2020
nola.com, Tristan Baurick - The state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is planning emergency repairs on a damaged beach levee that has left Grand Isle exposed to storms during the height of hurricane season.
katc.com, Melissa Canone - The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced Thursday the completion of two recreational use projects in the Mississippi River Delta.
canada.constructconnect.com, Associated Press - Most of that — $176 million — will use sediment dredged from the Mississippi River to build 1,200 acres of marsh in Jefferson Parish.
August 13, 2020
MR-170 (PAL WMA Campgrounds) Project Overview: This project involves improvements at five existing campgrounds in the Pass-a-Loutre WMA to enhance the experience of campground users and reduce ongoing erosion. Project features include new picnic tables, fire pit/barbeque areas, and docks…