• St. Tammany Parish Awarded Funding to Support Resiliency Project at Safe Haven Campus

    Read more at stpgov.org.  St. Tammany Parish Awarded Funding to Support Resiliency Project at Safe Haven Campus Pat Brister, St. Tammany Parish President, announced that St. Tammany Parish Government has been awarded funding to support a resiliency project on the Safe Haven Campus, through the Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments (LA SAFE) initiative. The […]

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  • 10 projects across southeast Louisiana to get money under flood-risk program

    Read more on theadvocate.com BY FAIMON A. ROBERTS III | FROBERTS@THEADVOCATE.COM APR 20, 2018 – 4:52 PM A stormwater diversion in Mandeville, a mental health and substance abuse program in Plaquemines Parish and a wetlands educational center in Jefferson Parish. Those projects may not have much else in common, but they were announced Friday as […]

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  • LA SAFE funds Airline Highway, Main Street help

    Read more on lobservateur.com. By Brooke Robichaux Published 12:13 am Wednesday, April 25, 2018 LAPLACE — Throughout the past year, St. John the Baptist Parish residents met to discuss and vote on proposed projects to protect the community from future land loss and coastal flood risk. Developed through Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments in […]

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  • Daily Comet – Editor’s Opinion: Why I like these four flood projects

    Read the entire article at the dailycomet.com By Keith Magill Executive Editor  Posted Apr 22, 2018 at 1:01 AM State officials and planners made some good choices in selecting four projects aimed at helping Terrebonne and Lafourche residents adapt as the Gulf of Mexico encroaches. Gov. John Bel Edwards and officials with the La Safe program announced the projects Friday after roughly 18 […]

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  • $40 million in Louisiana coastal work to be announced Friday in Gretna

    Read the entire article on nola.com. By Drew Broach, dbroach@nola.com, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, Updated Apr 20; Posted Apr 19 With flood-prone Louisiana planning to spend about $40 million on “resiliency” projects in six parishes, Gov. John Bel Edwards travels to Gretna on Friday (April 20) to announce where the money will go. A state official said the news conference will take place in Gretna […]

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  • Louisiana Unveils ‘Flood Resilience’ Projects In Six Coastal Parishes

    By TRAVIS LUX • APR 20, 2018 Read the entire story on wwno.org.  The state announced plans Friday to fund 10 projects that will address problems created by flooding and land loss in six coastal parishes. Louisiana’s main way of fighting land loss and flooding is with the Coastal Master Plan — a $50 billion blueprint for building levees, and […]

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  • LA SAFE Flood Resilience Projects to focus on projects in six South Louisiana Parishes

    Read the full story on wgno.com POSTED 1:15 PM, APRIL 20, 2018, BY WGNO WEB DESK GRETNA, LA – Governor John Bel Edwards was in Gretna this morning to talk about a slate of projects designed to boost the area’s flood resilience. The 10 new projects were developed through the Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments, or […]

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  • Gov. Edwards Unveils Major LA SAFE Flood Resilience Projects

    From the OFFICE of the GOVERNOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2018 Contact: govpress@la.gov  Gov. Edwards Unveils Major LA SAFE Flood Resilience Projects The project is led by the state’s Office of Community Development (OCD), in partnership with Foundation for Louisiana (FFL) Gretna, LA – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced 10 flood resilience projects in six […]

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  • Governor will announce new projects to prevent flooding

    Friday, April 20th 2018, 3:47 am MST Written by: FOX8Live.com Staff GRETNA, LA (WVUE) –The Louisiana Governor will be in Gretna Friday to announce new projects to help prevent flooding. Governor John Bel Edwards will speak at 10:00 a.m. to discuss ten projects that will spread across six parishes. The projects were developed through LA […]

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  • NOLA.com – Find political will to protect Louisiana’s coastal residents, Plaquemines Parish president says

    Read the full article at NOLA.com By Mark Schleifstein Posted Jan 10, 2017 Plaquemines Parish President Amos Cormier III said Louisiana must follow the Netherlands’ lead in finding the will to save its coast, during a public hearing Monday night (Jan. 8) on Louisiana’s $562 million annual coastal restoration and protection plan. Speaking to a sparse […]

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