April 5, 2021
houmatoday.com, Kezia Setyawan – About 20 miles southeast of Cocodrie, bulldozers are working on the state's largest-ever project to restore barrier islands that protect inland communities from Gulf of Mexico storms.
March 9, 2021
theadvocate.com, Chip Kline – Most Louisianans can recite our state’s land loss statistics as quickly as they can recall their home addresses — “a football field of land lost every 100 minutes.”
March 5, 2021
nytimes, John Schwartz - The next phase of a $50 billion plan to protect the Louisiana coast from erosion and rising sea levels has cleared an important hurdle, with the Army Corps of Engineers delivering a long-awaited environmental impact statement for…
March 5, 2021
nola.com, Mark Schleifstein – One of the most expensive, ambitious and controversial projects in Louisiana’s 50-year, $50 billion bid to save the southern third of the state from disappearing like a modern-day Atlantis passed a major milestone Thursday night when the…
February 9, 2021
nola.com, Halle Parker – Plans to build a coastal center at the Louisiana university closest to the state's disappearing shoreline will move forward by the end of this year.
February 5, 2021
katc.com, Associated Press – CAMERON, La. (AP) — Construction has begun on a $32 million project to bring back hundreds of acres of marsh to a part of southwest Louisiana where storms, sinking and other factors have turned thousands of…
January 13, 2021
foz8live.com, John Snell - CAMERON, La. - NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Restoration work has begun on Rabbit Island in Cameron Parish, the only brown pelican colony in Southwest Louisiana. The $16.4 million project is funded with settlement money from from…
December 14, 2020
nola.com, Mark Schleifstein - Louisiana has kicked off an effort to identify part of its coastline that can be added to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s coastwide National Estuary Research Reserve program.
December 2, 2020
dailycomet.com, Keith Magill - A dangerous spot along Island Road in southeastern Terrebonne Parish frequented by roadside anglers now has new public piers and an upgraded boat launch.
November 24, 2020
wafb.com, Rachael Thomas - BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Louisiana has been approved for $234.6 million in funding as part of the settlement from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill for coastal restoration projects in Plaquemines and Terrebonne parishes.