August 12, 2019
ROCKEFELLER WILDLIFE REFUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana is adding three miles of breakwaters to protect a state wildlife refuge where the shoreline is rapidly eroding and the bottom is extremely soft.
July 19, 2019
Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has signed a partnership agreement with the Grand Isle Independent Levee District to close a large gap in the protective breakwater alignment on the bayside of Grand…
July 3, 2019
BATON ROUGE, LA — The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has awarded the contract to restore Queen Bess Island to Pontchartrain Partners, LLC., a Louisiana-based company headquartered in New Orleans. The $9.8 million construction contract is being funded through…
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…
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…
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.
March 29, 2019
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…
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.
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.