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Louisiana Governor Edwards Issues Proclamation Honoring John Breaux on Anniversary of CWPPRA
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Louisiana Governor Edwards Issues Proclamation Honoring John Breaux on Anniversary of CWPPRA

Gov. Edwards Issues Proclamation Honoring Sen. John Breaux on 30th Anniversary of Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Baton Rouge, LA (STL.News) Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a proclamation honoring former Senator John Breaux for the 30th Anniversary of the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) also known as the “Breaux Act. ” Established in 1990, CWPPRA has authorized 226 coastal restoration projects benefiting nearly 105,000 acres of coastal habitat, and directing more than two billion dollars in investment into the restoration of Louisiana’s coastal wetlands. “Louisiana is now an international leader in coastal restoration due in large part to Senator Breaux’s efforts that put a spotlight on our coastal land loss crisis ...