CPRA Releases Louisiana's 2017 Draft Coastal Master PlanJan 3, 2017 — Baton Rouge — Louisiana's Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) released the most sophisticated coastal protection and restoration master plan to date Jan. 3 – the draft for Louisiana’s 2017 Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast.
Formed in 2005 in the wake of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, CPRA received the task of producing a Coastal Master Plan, updated every five years, that would address the needs of reducing flood risk to communities through a combination of wetland restoration, structural risk reduction, and helping communities become more resilient in the face of flooding risks.
- Chapter 1 – Introduction
- Chapter 2 – Future Scenarios
- Chapter 3 – Modeling Components and Overview
- Chapter 4 – Model Outcomes and Interpretations