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wppPay-for-Performance: Bringing the Best of the Private Sector to Realize Wetland

By Shannon Cunniff – Restore the Mississippi River Delta – December 6,2017
Over the next 15 years, Louisiana will receive billions of dollars for coastal restoration from Gulf oil spill settlements. While this influx will provide a significant, steady investment in restoring Louisiana’s coast, the amount falls short of what is needed to fully implement the wetland restoration projects in the state’s Coastal Master Plan. One idea to help reduce the funding gap is outcome-based contracting. Often called pay-for-performance contracting, this approach could help the state build wetland restoration projects at a lower cost, more quickly, and with better quality, so that they are more sustainable to erosion and sea level rise. For full story, click here.

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