Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2013
Support the engineering, design, permitting and related activities associated with the proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project. The project will be designed to divert sediment-laden water from the Mississippi River through a self-contained channel roughly 1.5 miles long, before outfalling into the mid-Barataria Basin.