BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ A federal coastal restoration task force will be asked in October to approve $8.6 million in planning money for four projects in Orleans, Terrebonne, Lafourche, Cameron and Vermilion parishes.
A committee charged with making recommendations to the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act Task Force has approved the projects.
The task force will meet to discuss the list October 18th in New Orleans.
The recommended projects include:
If the task force agrees to the projects, as expected, the federal Natural Resources Conservation Service and the state Department of Natural Resources would choose a contractor and oversee the work.
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