August 7, 2019 By: Julia Arenstam/HoumaToday.com Work continues to shore up levees around Pointe-aux-Chenes in case any new storms roll through Terrebonne and Lafourche this year.
Business leader advocates for federal money for hurricane protection
July 27, 2019 By: Halle Parker/HoumaToday.com A local levee advocate testified in front of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on Thursday in Washington, D.C., pushing for funding for the Morganza-to-the-Gulf levee system.
Officials more optimistic about feds paying for Morganza
June 24, 2019 Halle Parker, HoumaToday.com U.S. Rep. Garret Graves and Terrebonne officials were optimistic after meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers Thursday about the re-evaluated cost of the Morganza-to-the-Gulf hurricane protection system, lowered by several billion dollars.
Morganza flood-protection system gets a boost
June 23, 2019 HoumaToday.com Our region got some incredible news last week when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reduced the estimated cost of building the Morganza-to-the-Gulf hurricane protection system.
Coastal Day highlights progress on flood protection, coastal restoration
June 19, 2019 Halle Parker, HoumaToday.com Hundreds of people flocked to the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center on this afternoon for Terrebonne Parish’s second biannual Coastal Day.
Corps reduces estimated cost of Morganza levee system
June 19, 2019 By: Halle Parker, HoumaToday.com After a six-month long assessment, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reduced the estimated federal cost of the Morganza-to-the-Gulf hurricane protection system by almost half.