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CPRA Program funds $100,000 Coastal Science Assistantships to Students Pursuing Master of Science Degree at Louisiana Universities

December 6, 2017

BATON ROUGE, LA — December 6, 2017 — Faculty members at universities in Louisiana have until December 15, 2017, to apply for one of four $25,000 stipends for eligible students pursuing a Master of Science degree at that university.  The assistantships available…

Informational Stakeholder Meeting – Outcome Based Performance Contracting (OBPC)

November 20, 2017

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will hold an Informational Meeting to discuss new legislation and requirements regarding Outcome Based Performance Contracting (OBPC), and to provide an overview of this alternative project delivery method and CPRA’s vision for delivering and…

$1.2 billion in coastal projects in Southeast Louisiana spotlighted at CPRA’s October board meeting

October 18, 2017

The Board of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) held its monthly meeting in Belle Chasse in Plaquemines Parish and used the opportunity to spotlight billions of dollars in projects in the Southeast Louisiana region, and to report…

CPRA highlights coastal projects sponsored with CWPPRA partners

October 11, 2017

LACOMBE, LA. – Oct. 11, 2017 – The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) today joined with federal agencies in a Dedication Ceremony spotlighting $214 million in coastal projects in Louisiana.  CPRA is the state sponsor for all Coastal Wetlands…

CPRA Solicits Proposals for Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Engineering and Design

October 5, 2017

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) released a Request for Statement of Interest and Qualifications (RSIQ) for eligible firms interested in providing engineering and design services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion project.

CPRA provides $2.7 million for flood protection improvements in St. Mary Parish

September 28, 2017

BATON ROUGE, LA.—Sept. 28, 2017— Work to improve an area serving as flood protection in the Morgan City area will soon begin with the provision of $2.7 million in funding from the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) toward…

Louisiana again urges Federal forgiveness of New Orleans post-Katrina infrastructure debt

September 1, 2017

Baton Rouge, Louisiana – This week, Johnny Bradberry, Executive Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Activities, issued a letter to Louisiana’s congressional delegation once again asking for assistance with the State’s Hurricane Storm Damage and Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS) debt…

CPRA Announces $19.5M Grant for its Adaptive Management Program Under the RESTORE Act

August 31, 2017

Baton Rouge, Louisiana – The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has received a $19.5 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) for design and implementation of the final phase of the System Wide Assessment…

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