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Louisiana’s Share of Federal Offshore Oil & Gas Revenue in FY19 Increases 14.4 Percent Over Previous Fiscal Year

April 26, 2019

Baton Rouge, La - Today, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has announced it will receive $75.8 Million in oil and gas revenue sharing from federal offshore waters. The 19 coastal zone parishes will receive $18.9 Million, bringing Louisiana’s total…

Nicholls State to open coastal studies center

April 23, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - A public university near Louisiana's coast will open a facility aimed at studying eroding shores, Gov. John Bel Edwards has announced.

MOU Signed for Nicholls Coastal Center

April 23, 2019

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday joined Dr. Jay Clune, president of Nicholls State University and Chip Kline, head of the Coastal Protection Restoration Authority (CPRA) in signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create a new coastal studies center…

Many Louisiana Coastal Projects Being Funded With Billions of Dollars Resulting From Deepwater Horizon Fines and Settlements

April 17, 2019

BATON ROUGE, LA. – Seven major coastal restoration projects in Louisiana totaling more than half a billion dollars have been completed and paid for with settlement money resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Projects working their way toward…

Coastal Connections Event in Belle Chasse

April 15, 2019

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will hold a Coastal Connections event in Belle Chasse, LA, on April 25, 2019, to showcase land building capability of Mississippi River.

CMAR Contractor Selected for Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion

April 8, 2019

Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) selected the Louisiana Diversion Company (LDC) to provide Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Project, the agency announced Monday.

CPRA Pledges $80 Million for Permanent Floodgate Across Bayou Chene

March 27, 2019

Governor John Bel Edwards announced that the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is pledging $80 million in funds from its share of Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act funds (GOMESA) to build a permanent floodgate across Bayou Chene…

CPRA Extends Comment Period for Regulations

March 21, 2019

All interested persons may submit comments relative to this proposed Rule, through the extended deadline of April 4, 2019, to Harry Vorhoff, counsel for CPRA, at Post Office Box 44027, Baton Rouge, LA 70804.

CPRA Board Unanimously Approves $748 Million Coastal Spending Plan for Fiscal Year 2020

March 21, 2019

BATON ROUGE, LA. - Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board today unanimously adopted a $748 million spending plan for coastal projects and programs in the coming fiscal year starting on July 1 and running through June 2020.

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