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Meet the mastermind behind Louisiana’s plan to rebuild land

ICYMI: Meet the mastermind behind Louisiana's plan to rebuild land LAKE CHARLES, La. (July 20, 2017) – In case you missed it, The Times-Picayune ran a story highlighting the work of Ehab Meselhe, Vice President of Science and Engineering at The Water Institute of the Gulf. From The Times-Picayune: On a cement platform below the … Continue reading Meet the mastermind behind Louisiana’s plan to rebuild land

ICYMI: The Advocate editorial: A knowledge base for coast’s preservation

ICYMI: Advocate editorial: A knowledge base for coast's preservation BATON ROUGE, La. (July 19, 2017) – In case you missed it, The Advocate ran an "Our Views" piece about The Water Institute of the Gulf, the recently announced Memorandum of Understanding signed with Deltares, and the need for "first-class research to underlie government action to … Continue reading ICYMI: The Advocate editorial: A knowledge base for coast’s preservation

GRP and RWJF Award $10.8 million to Build Health, Resilient Coastal Communities

View this email in your browser Gulf Research Program July 18, 2017 GRP and RWJF Award $10.8 million to Build Healthy, Resilient Coastal Communities The Gulf Research Program and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of four research practice grants totaling $10.8 million. These competitive grants support projects aimed at … Continue reading GRP and RWJF Award $10.8 million to Build Health, Resilient Coastal Communities

LFMA Summer Workshop – NFIP presentation

Attached is a National Flood Insurance Premium Comparison Chart as it relates to elevating and freeboard and related savings. Also attached is the NFIP Call Center brochure- Anyone can call if they have questions/concerns. A link to the Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate is also below: https://www.fema.gov/webform/flood-insurance-advocate-ask-question Example Flood Insurance Premium Comparison.pdf NFIP Support … Continue reading LFMA Summer Workshop – NFIP presentation

Take Your Business to the Next Level

Take your business to the next level View in your browser Accelerate Acadiana Accepting Applications for Fall 2017 Program We're excited to announce that Accelerate Acadiana, a new program brought to you by INNOV8 Acadiana, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette), and Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA)’s Opportunity Machine (OM) is now accepting … Continue reading Take Your Business to the Next Level

NOFO for Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) Grants (formerly FASTLANE)

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is announcing the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program through a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) in the Federal Register today. The Department and the President are deeply committed to revitalizing, repairing, and rebuilding America’s crumbling infrastructure. The INFRA program will make approximately $1.5 billion available to projects … Continue reading NOFO for Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) Grants (formerly FASTLANE)

Action on FY18 Funding – House Actions

Jim Hurley posted this message on Basecamp. House CJS Appropriations Subcommittee (Good) News SGA Delegates: This afternoon, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce-Justice-Science met to markup their FY18 Appropriations bill. We have received word that the Subcommittee recommendation includes a $63M funding for the base Sea Grant program in FY 2018. We have not received … Continue reading Action on FY18 Funding – House Actions