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Neotectonics and Subsidence Expert Panel to meet in New Orleans

Nov 19, 2019

NEW ORLEANS, La. (Nov. 19, 2019) – The first of three workshops to examine subsidence, including active faulting, in Louisiana's coastal zone and pote...

The Water Institute receives $500,000 through the National Coastal Resilience Fund to support the Partnership for Our Working Coast

Nov 18, 2019

NEW ORLEANS, La. (Nov 18, 2019) – The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) anno...

Dutch Dialogues Charleston team delivers final report to city outlining a more water-friendly future

Sep 27, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 27, 2019) – A new report released to the City of Charleston Thursday outlines months of community conversations around how to ...

ICYMI: Gov. Edwards announces Coastal Technical Assistance Center

Sep 13, 2019

THIBODAUX, La. (Sept. 13, 2019) – Gov. John Bel Edwards, Nicholls State University President Jay Clune and South Louisiana Economic Council President...

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The Water Institute of the Gulf moving forward on Port Fourchon project

Nov 18, 2019

The Water Institute of the Gulf has received a $500,000 grant through the National Coastal Resilience Fund to move forward with its Port Fourchon proj...

Tangipahoa Parish open house first step in efforts that could reshape FEMA flood maps

Nov 6, 2019

Tangipahoa Parish is leading the state in a series of watershed meetings that, depending on public input, could help reshape FEMA floodmaps in the fut...

Relay of Voices project will be running through southeast Louisiana next week in search of stories

Oct 8, 2019

The Relay of Voices project wants to add your story to its collection. A project of Lake Charles-based nonprofit organization A House Unbuilt, the pro...

Charleston Dutch Dialogues findings include pilot programs on East Side, limited development on Johns Island

Sep 26, 2019

After years of discussion and study, the Dutch Dialogues research is complete and creates a possible blueprint for Charleston to combat persistent flo...

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