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CPRA Receives $15M Grant to Fund RESTORE Act Adaptive Management Program

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 and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). The grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) adds to the $19.5 million the Council previously awarded to CPRA under the Spill Impact Component for these purposes and extends the timeline for activities by three years.