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Gov. Edwards Announces $215 Million in Louisiana TIG Funding for Two Coastal Habitat Restoration Projects

September 29, 2020

BATON ROUGE, LA – Gov. John Bel Edwards today announced the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group’s (LA TIG) approval of $215 million to construct two projects that will restore more than 4,600 acres of wetlands, coastal, and nearshore habitats, a major step forward in the continued restoration of Louisiana’s coastal ecosystems injured as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.