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Quarterly Progress Report

The quarterly progress report for the first quarter is now available to download online. (PDF 5.4 MB)

QPR Apr 2015

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A tentative list of projects that would be funded by $7.2 billion in BP oil spill fine and settlement money, including wetland-building sediment diversions from the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers, marsh creation projects using sediment moved by pipeline from rivers…

August 19, 2015

Louisiana’s wetlands are washing away at the frightening rate of 24 square miles a year, or, as it’s put, the equivalent of a football field every 38 minutes. A sports-related calculus helps to convey the situation’s urgency, but it doesn’t…

August 19, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Thursday that the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana will receive a $362,213 grant for a project to create and support over 600 acres of wetlands off Lake Borgne, in Shell Beach.

August 9, 2015

NEW ORLEANS — Ten years ago, the neighborhood hard by the 17th Street canal in this city was water-blasted. The surges from Hurricane Katrina swept into the canal, broke through its flood walls and forced homes off their foundations. Much…

August 7, 2015

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