CPRA: Emergency Alert: Emergency Prohibition of Activities on Levees and Flood Control Structures


BATON ROUGE – The state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board has issued an Emergency Rule local jurisdictions can use to control activity on levees in the coastal area due to dangerous flood conditions on the Mississippi River and Tributaries. This rule is effective as of 5 p.m. today, Friday, March 1, 2019. 
The rule is designed to be enforced by the local levee districts and authorities at their discretion, though they are expected to coordinate closely with the Corps of Engineers and the State of Louisiana through CPRA and the CPRA Board.



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