Coastal Master Plan to Restore Our Coast
One of the only US states with a Comprehensive Coastal Master Plan to protect and restore coastal lands.
Developed using the best available science and engineering, Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan by the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). focuses our efforts and guides the actions needed to sustain our coastal ecosystem, safeguard coastal populations, and protect vital economic and cultural resources. Written in 2017, the 50-year, $50 Billion plan sets an ambitious path to respond to the loss of Louisiana’s coastal land and the threats of storm surge events. It includes a list of projects that build or maintain land and reduce risk to local communities, and it identifies a long-term program of construction, operations and maintenance, and adaptive management.
Environmental management businesses benefit from state incentives
Louisiana Quality Jobs Program: Provides a cash rebate to companies that create well-paid jobs and promote economic development, including up to a 6% rebate of annual gross payroll for new direct jobs for up to 10 years and a state sales/use rebate on capital expenditures.
LED FastStart: Recognized as the nation’s best state workforce training program, LED FastStart provides customized employee recruitment, screening, and training to new and expanding companies at no cost.
Dillard University trains students in water management, preparing them for crucial jobs in La.
Dillard students have an opportunity to prepare for water management jobs in government and private industry in this newly established program.
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