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Louisiana will Receive $234.6M of the Deepwater Horizon Settlement

(The Center Square) – Louisiana will receive $234.6 million of Deepwater Horizon settlement money for wetlands restoration projects in Plaquemines, Terrebonne and St. Bernard parishes, officials said Monday.

The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group has approved plans totaling more than $900 million this year, Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Chairman Chip Kline said.

“Today’s announced projects further our ongoing efforts to restore the natural resource damages caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and will also provide a measure of protection as we seek to restore the natural ecosystem buffer we once had,” Gov. John Bel Edwards said.

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