Pres. Trump's 2018 budget is calling for the elimination of GOMESA funds. These funds are an integral part of Louisiana's plans for implementing coastal protection and restoration projects. Tell Congress to reject this proposal and amend the federal budget to maintain GOMESA funding.  read the article »
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Senate Bill 132 proposes to change the Louisiana Scenic Rivers Act to direct the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries (LDWF) to allow any “…clearing and snagging, and dredging operations for drainage purposes, in the Amite River, [West] Pearl River, Tchefuncte River, Bogue Falaya River, Abita River, and Comite River…” and to remove the restriction on bank “clearing” along Bayou Manchac. Simple changes to the current bill could maintain the process to properly address permit applications with the information needed to make the assessment and decision. read the article »
The 2017 Coastal Master Plan is currently in the Louisiana Legislature awaiting approval. Take action today - tell your representatives that you support the master plan and they should too! read the article »
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