Gov. Bobby Jindal's coastal chief, Garret Graves, is leaving state government this month.
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.
The governor's office didn't give any reason for Graves' resignation, but praised his time leading the state's coastal restoration efforts.
Graves says he's not sure of his next job plans yet. He says he'll be taking "some down time with family" before choosing another position.