Coastal Wetlands Protection And Restoration Act (Barataria Projects)

The Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act, (CWPPRA, pronounced kwǐp-rŭh), is federal legislation enacted in 1990 that is designed to identify, prepare, and fund construction of coastal wetlands restoration projects. Since its inception, 210 projects have been authorized, benefiting approximately 100,000 acres in Louisiana.