Search results for: Terrebonne Parish

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  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has completed a $36 million marsh creation project benefiting 1,158 acres in south central Terrebonne Parish at Lost Lake, utilizing both dredge material and hydrologic control structures along bayous Carencro and Rice. Commenting the latest announcement, Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, said: “From the time I took office, coastal protection and restoration […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has unveiled a plan for the Terrebonne Parish dredging project. This cleanup program, located in Louisiana, will consist of maintenance dredging and disposal of shoal material from the Houma Navigation Canal, Terrebonne Bay and Cat Island Pass. The estimated cost of this contract is between $10 […]

  • 25 March 2013

    A fact-finding mission to Panama by representatives of the Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority (TEDA) and the Port of Terrebonne has resulted in potentially positive news for the region’s economy. TEDA Chief Executive Officer Steve Vassallo said the goal of the trip – conducted March 16-18 – was to determine how Terrebonne Parish and surrounding […]

  • 3 January 2011

    A project to construct a barrier of wetlands along Bayou Terrebonne will be getting under way again this month with the help of the parish… By Nikki Buskey (houmatoday) [mappress] Source: houmatoday, January 3, 2011;

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The team of Coastal Engineering Consultants, Inc. and GeoEngineers, Inc. has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) 53rd annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) for the Caillou Lake Headlands (Whiskey Island) Restoration project in Terrebonne Parish, La. The project involved a complex interplay of coastal, […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ducks Unlimited’s Phil’s Cut Marsh Enhancement Project is currently under construction in Terrebonne Parish.  This project will enhance 2,700 acres of fresh and intermediate marsh in the Terrebonne Basin, where rates of coastal land loss are high. The project includes the installation of a new flap gate water-control structure and construction of earthern terraces along […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Two NOAA-sponsored habitat restoration projects in Louisiana have been approved for $30 million in funding in 2020 by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program. According to NOAA, these projects will restore habitat along Louisiana’s coast, increase protection for people and property, and benefit some of America’s richest fisheries: Construction of the West Fourchon […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Terrebonne Parish Levee and Conservation District (TLCD) that allows work accomplished and paid for by CPRA and TLCD to count toward the 35% local cost share. A local match is required […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of their efforts to support resilient coastal communities, NOAA Fisheries Service is announcing the award of $24.8 million for three cooperative agreements. This funding will help restore habitat along Louisiana’s coast under the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program. Restoring wetlands and barrier islands increases protection for Louisiana’s people and […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy has announced $24.8 million in grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana for three projects to create and nourish marsh habitat, build terraces and restore ridge habitat along Louisiana’s coast. Altogether, 1,309 acres of marsh will be created or nourished. “It […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday announced that the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will be using an innovative financing strategy for the three important coastal protection projects. The strategy will provide $18.5 million to fully fund the Grand Bayou Flood gate – a critical component of the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced his plans to designate more than $350 million in coastal dollars, including $55 million from FY18 surplus dollars to Louisiana’s coastal trust fund.  Within those surplus dollars, $15 million will be allocated to effectively restore the funds previously swept by the previous Administration. Edwards also committed $30 million […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Staff from the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) updated the CPRA Board on the quarterly progress report at the Board’s monthly meeting in Cameron yesterday. The report provides information about 67 active projects from around coastal Louisiana: 16 in construction, three in planning and 48 in engineering and design. Staff presented updates on several ongoing activities in […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    At the yesterday’s Coastal Wetland Communities Adaptation Leadership Forum at Nicholls State University a recurring theme emerged – Louisiana’s coastal communities will survive the rising tide as local governments have taken extraordinary measures to save the state’s disappearing coastline. During the event, hosted by the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF), Terrebonne Parish President Gordon Dove and Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District Executive Director Reggie Dupre, […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board (CPRA), which sanctioned potential legal action against Plaquemines Parish earlier this June, has been just informed that CPRA was able to proceed without the need to resort to legal action to conduct soil borings as part of a geotechnical study for a potential sediment diversion in that […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards announced yesterday that Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will receive an $18.5 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) to complete the engineering and design of the Houma Navigation Canal (HNC) Lock Complex in Terrebonne Parish. Once constructed, the HNC Lock Complex will provide several […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Another barrier island restoration project is nearing completion on Whiskey Island off the coast of Louisiana, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This time it is the Caillou Lake Headlands Restoration Project which uses sediment from the Ship Shoal, an offshore sand source that EPA proposed for use in a 2002. The Caillou Lake […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced that Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has received $2.2 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Board of Directors to be used toward the completion of the East Timbalier Island Project design. “This is another significant step to help advance this important project as part of […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The restoration work on the Caillou Lake Headland barrier island, also known as Whiskey Island, is expected to begin within the next couple weeks, Houma Today reports. This rebuilding is part of $627 million in Gulf Coast restoration money BP paid for the 2010 oil spill. From that, Louisiana received $318 million for outer coastal […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday sent a letter to President Donald Trump detailing a list of high priority coastal protection infrastructure projects to be considered under the president’s executive order, Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals for High Priority Infrastructure Projects. Governor Edwards has proposed that the following five integrated coastal protection infrastructure projects for […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has awarded engineering and design contracts for coastal restoration projects that will address injuries to natural resources caused by the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill. The projects are funded through the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) and are outlined in the State’s approved NRDA DWH Restoration Plan #1 and […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved five projects totaling more than $245 million for funding from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) of Louisiana. The projects, developed in consultation with CPRA and federal resource agencies, are designed to advance critical river diversion projects within […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and the Terrebonne Parish Port Commission have signed an agreement for contribution of additional funds which will result in more dredging and improved channel depth in the Houma Navigation Canal. “Execution of this agreement is a tremendous accomplishment for all involved,” said Col. Michael Clancy, commander, […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    RESTORE Act money from the BP oil spill will be used to backfill 16.5 miles of canals in the Barataria Unit of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve south of New Orleans near the communities of Jean Lafitte and Crown Point. The Jean Lafitte Canal Backfilling project is sponsored by the U.S. Dept. […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly fifty people gathered to celebrate completion of three coastal restoration projects two days ago at the Falgout Canal Marina in Theriot.  Ducks Unlimited, ConocoPhillips, Apache Louisiana Minerals LLC, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and the North American Wetlands Conservation Council restored more than 2,500 coastal acres through the Liner Canal, Carencro Bayou and […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has announced the receipt of an award for a $103 million contract for the construction of the National Resources Damage Assessment Caillou Lake Headlands project from the State of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. The company is also the apparent successful bidder for the $28 million Chenier Ronquille […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]