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CPRA Receives over $2 Billion in Funding for Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Construction

February 1, 2023

BATON ROUGE, La. - Today, the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG), the group of state and federal agencies responsible for overseeing and approving spending Deepwater Horizon natural resource damages oil spill settlement dollars in Louisiana, approved $2.26 billion in funding…

PUBLIC HEARINGS: FY 2024 Draft Atchafalaya Basin Program Annual Plan

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will hold the following public hearings to receive public comments on the Fiscal Year 2024 Draft Atchafalaya Basin Program Annual Plan. Monday   |   February 6   |   5:30 PM Iberville Parish…

Coast and Climate 101 Meeting coming to North Louisiana

January 31, 2023

BATON ROUGE, La. - North Louisiana residents have an opportunity to learn about two of the biggest issues affecting the state's future at an upcoming meeting in Shreveport. Join leaders from the Governor’s Climate Initiatives Task Force, the Louisiana Coastal…

USACE Selects CPRA’s River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp as Mitigation for West Shore Lake Pontchartrain

January 23, 2023

BATON ROUGE, La. - Today, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) received confirmation that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New Orleans District selected the River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp (MSP) as a mitigation feature for the…

CPRA and Parish Officials Celebrate Coastal Progress in St. Bernard Parish

SHELL BEACH, La. – Today, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) joined parish officials to celebrate progress on coastal restoration projects in St. Bernard Parish. CPRA Chairman Chip Kline and Executive Director Bren Haase were joined by St.…

Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration, and Conservation Reconvening with New Chair

January 10, 2023

BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and the Governor’s Office of Coastal Activities are pleased to announce the reconvening of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration, and Conservation today with new chair Karen…

2023 DRAFT Coastal Master Plan Available for Review

BATON ROUGE, La. - Louisiana’s 2023 DRAFT Coastal Master Plan is now available online for public review and comment. The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is tasked with updating the master plan every six years. Now the fourth edition…

CPRA Receives Authorizations for Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion

December 19, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. - Today, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) received approval of permits and permissions to build and operate the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). This major milestone completes USACE’s…