Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority http://wwno.org en Garret Graves, La. Coastal Leader, Leaving Jindal Administration http://wwno.org/post/garret-graves-la-coastal-leader-leaving-jindal-administration <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Gov. Bobby Jindal's coastal chief, Garret Graves, is leaving state government this month.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Graves has been chairman of the state's Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority for six years. Jindal announced Tuesday that Graves' last day will be Feb. 17.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 23:29:50 +0000 The Associated Press 53488 at http://wwno.org New Signs Help Visitors Understand Wetlands Restoration In Lower Ninth Ward http://wwno.org/post/new-signs-help-visitors-understand-wetlands-restoration-lower-ninth-ward <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A viewing platform on the edge of the Lower Ninth Ward can now offer visitors a chance to see the damage done to wetlands by saltwater intrusion. They can also watch through new interactive signs as restoration projects try to repair the damage at Bayou </span>Bienvenue<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 48316 at http://wwno.org Lawmakers Poke Holes in Flood Protection Board Lawsuit http://wwno.org/post/lawmakers-poke-holes-flood-protection-board-lawsuit Taxpayers may be on the line for hundreds of thousands of dollars if the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East has to withdraw its lawsuit against oil and gas companies.<p>SLFPA-E met opposition from the legislature’s Joint Transportation Committee Wednesday, as the committee gathered information from the authority on the suit, also hearing opposing testimony from Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority head Garret Graves.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">According to the contract with </span>SLFPA-E<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> lawyers, if the authority loses the suit Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:03:00 +0000 Kelly Connelly 41788 at http://wwno.org