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  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal announced yesterday that Garret Graves will step down as Chair of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), a role he has held for over six years. In his place, the Governor announced the appointment of Jerome Zeringue. Graves’ last day will be February 17. Within a few months of his appointment, […]

  • 18 December 2013

    Governor Bobby Jindal, officials from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Department of Economic Development and the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF) joined leaders from the City of Baton Rouge, The Water Institute of the Gulf, Louisiana State University and other coastal research institutes to unveil plans for the establishment of The Water Campus […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal and local officials yesterday highlighted a shoreline restoration project east of Holly Beach in Cameron Parish. The project is restoring miles of eroded beach devastated over many years, most recently as a result of Hurricanes Ike and Rita. The restoration project mines sand from federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico and […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal highlighted $5 million in capital outlay funding for projects in Concordia Parish, including a new slackwater port in Vidalia on the Mississippi River and a project that will help raise a levee near the river to reduce flooding. Governor Jindal said: “We’re blessed to live along the Mississippi River, not only for […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal addressed a gathering of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem’s Restoration Council in New Orleans, where he highlighted the importance of Louisiana to the Gulf’s Ecosystem and called for a swift flow of RESTORE Act funds to Gulf States, counties and parishes affected by the BP oil spill. The Governor also highlighted his commitment […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal announced that BP has agreed to fund approximately $340 million in restoration projects for Louisiana. This investment is part of the $1 billion that BP agreed to invest for early restoration of damaged natural resources resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. BP has agreed to fund approximately $340 million for the […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has announced the capital construction proposal for the next fiscal year (FY 2016), which includes millions in funding for projects in Southeast Louisiana. The proposal was submitted to the Legislature in the form of House Bill 2 and includes several investments in higher education and infrastructure projects. Governor Jindal said, “This year […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Bobby Jindal signed SB 469 legislation that will help continue coastal restoration work and stop unnecessary, frivolous lawsuits. The bill is part of Governor Jindal’s 2014 Legislative Package. The Governor signed SB 469 to clarify that only entities authorized under the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) may bring litigation to assert claims arising out […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of Henry Baptiste to the Pontchartrain Levee District. The Pontchartrain Levee Board is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the levees and maintaining the levee drainage systems within East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Ascension, St. James, St. John the Baptist, and St. Charles Parishes. Baptiste will be appointed to […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) accredited the greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). The federal levee system will be represented on the new Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) as reducing risk within Jefferson, Orleans, St. Bernard, St. Charles and Plaquemines parishes. FEMA issued the accreditation following a formal and […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Bobby Jindal yesterday highlighted a $2.7 million restoration project to restore fisheries and water quality in False River. Governor Jindal said: “Growing up, we all loved making the short trip from Baton Rouge for the great ‘trophy’ bass fishing and skiing. Numerous record bass, catfish, and other fish have been pulled out of this […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Louisiana State Senator A.G. Crowe’s vision of making America more competitive and capitalizing on the Gulf of Mexico’s deep-water resources has taken a major step forward –the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal Regional Center (LIGTT RC) has received approval from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This will allow development of the largest transshipment […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan has said that it is the government’s endeavour to make all the ports of the country profitable. He was speaking after flagging off coal barges of 2100 DWT (Deadweight tonnage) of Jindal ITF Ltd, to formally launch the recently started movement of imported coal on National Waterway-1 (the […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan will inaugurate a Transport terminal of the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) at a function at Garden Reach Jetty-2 in Kolkatta Port Trust area today. Kolkata being a transportation hub on the Ganga, the new terminal would serve states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and the […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Barack Obama toured the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal last week and spoke to a crowd of more than 500 on the importance of growing the nation’s economy through increased exports. “This is one of the busiest port complexes in the entire world,” President Obama told the crowd following a tour of the Napoleon Avenue […]

  • 9 August 2013

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) will meet on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. CDT to vote on the Initial Comprehensive Plan: Restoring the Gulf Coast’s Ecosystem and Economy (Plan). The public is invited to attend the Council Meeting. The meeting will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 601 Loyola Ave, […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Governor Jindal met with local officials and flew over barrier island projects to observe the state’s progress to protect Louisiana’s coast and highlight continued coastal land loss in Louisiana. The Governor highlighted three specific projects on Pelican Island, Shell Island and Scofield Island on the lower rim of Barataria Bay. On Shell Island, the state […]

  • 21 June 2013

    The Water Institute of the Gulf and Deltares USA Inc. have signed a memorandum of agreement to partner on research related to water management projects, coastal modeling applications and international projects. The agreement does not create a financial relationship. Rather, it specifies both organizations’ commitment to collaborate on opportunities that are mutually beneficial and that […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Maritime industry leaders from Oman will head to Seatrade Middle East Maritime (SMEM) 2012 next month as the country’s key northern port of Sohar confidently moves ahead with its ambitious expansion plans. With investments exceeding $14bn and one of the largest port development projects in the world, the port of Sohar, along with the Sohar […]

  • 23 May 2012

    A major breakthrough was made in Inland Waterways sector during 2011-12, when a Tripartite Agreement was signed between NTPC, Inland Waterways Authority of India and Jindal ITF Limited for transportation of imported coal for the Farakka Power Plant with an investment of about Rs.650 crore in the private sector. This has been stated in the […]

  • 31 October 2011

    BS reported that a captive deep sea port proposed at Bichitrapur in Balasore district by Jindal Infrastructure Limited has run into rough…  (steelguru) [mappress] Source: steelguru, October 31, 2011;

  • 12 September 2011

    Governor Bobby Jindal announced during a press conference in Lake Charles that the state has invested more money for dredging… More info: doa [mappress] Source: doa, September 12, 2011

  • 21 July 2011

    More dredging could soon be under way to help increase the fresh water flow in Bayou Lafourche thanks to an infusion of coastal cash from… More info: dailycomet [mappress] Source: dailycomet, July 21, 2011;

  • 2 May 2011

    Surging water levels in rivers north of Louisiana prompted Gov. Bobby Jindal to declare a state of emergency for Louisiana on Thursday as of… By AMY WOLD (2theadvocate) [mappress] Source: 2theadvocate, May 2, 2011;

  • 22 December 2010

    A scathing draft report released last week by the National Oil Spill Commission sought to inflict as much damage on Gov. Bobby Jindal’s … By Jeremy Alford (houmatoday) [mappress] Source: houmatoday, December 22, 2010;

  • 2 November 2010

    Gov. Bobby Jindal is announcing millions of dollars worth of commitments from BP to help the state recover from the Gulf oil spill and … (thetowntalk) [mappress] Source: thetowntalk, November 2, 2010;

  • 21 September 2010

    Federal regulators have asked the Jindal administration to tell them within the next seven days whether the state plans to continue seeking… By Mark Ballard (2theadvocate) [mappress] Source: 2theadvocate, September 21, 2010;

  • 3 August 2010

    Contrary to recent media reports of a quick recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists and biologists are “deeply concerned” about impacts that will likely span “several decades”. “My prediction is that we will be dealing with the impacts of this spill for several decades to come and it will outlive me,” Dr. Ed Cake, […]

  • 29 July 2010

    Louisiana National Guardsmen with the 225th Engineer Brigade collected 28 bags or approximately 700 pounds of oily debris on the state built E-4 berm at the Chandeleur Island chain. This comes on the heals of another 500 pounds of oily debris that was previously discovered, totaling 1,200 pounds of oiled debris removed to date. The […]