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Louisiana to receive $161.4 million for Terrebonne Basin Barrier Island System

November 19, 2018

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards with Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority announced an award of $161.4 million from The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to fund Louisiana projects that support restoration of the Terrebonne Basin barrier…

CPRA Soliciting New Project Ideas for Development of the 2023 Coastal Master Plan

September 18, 2018

The state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is accepting project ideas that Louisiana citizens, governmental bodies and concerned organizations would like to see evaluated and considered for possible inclusion in the next Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast…

CPRA selected by NAS to host Gulf Research Program Science Policy Fellowship recipient

September 17, 2018

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) was selected by the prestigious National Academies of Sciences (NAS) Engineering and Medicine to host a one-year Gulf Research Program Science Policy Fellowship recipient.  “Through a competitive process that took into consideration…

CPRA launches traveling exhibit in Louisiana libraries

September 14, 2018

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced today that it is launching a traveling informational display to libraries around the state. The exhibit features maps, diagrams and before-and-after pictures to demonstrate how the CPRA is making a difference…

CPRA Extends Deadline for Receiving Statements of Interest and Qualifications for Outcome-Based Performance Contracts

August 24, 2018

Baton Rouge, La. - The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is extending the deadline for its Request for Statement of Interest and Qualifications (RSIQ) for an Outcome Based Performance Contracting project. An addendum issued today extends the deadline…

Associated Press Issues Correction on Reported Claims by Plaquemines Parish President

June 28, 2018

BATON ROUGE, LA – The Associated Press (AP) news service has issued a correction to a national news story in which AP quoted claims made by Plaquemines Parish President Amos Cormier, that the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority did not…

CPRA Board Meeting in Review, June 2018

June 22, 2018

The June 2018 CPRA Board meeting marked a milestone in CPRA history with the Board passing a resolution authorizing the filing of a lawsuit against Plaquemines Parish if, by June 29, the parish government refuses to permit soil borings in…

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