February 8, 2019 HoumaToday.com The region hosted an important visitor earlier this week, and the message was simple: Please help.
February 6, 2019 By Scott Yoshonis, DailyComet.com Gov. John Bel Edwards spent Wednesday afternoon in and above Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes to gather information on the Morganza-to-the-Gulf hurricane protection system and also to bring a bit of good news.
October 28, 2018 By: Keith Magill, HoumaToday.com http://www.houmatoday.com/news/20181027/lawmakers-tout-progress-on-corps-reform Morganza advocates say show me the money. Louisiana lawmakers tout President Donald Trump’s signature of a major water projects bill as a step toward eliminating some of the bureaucracy that has slowed the state’s efforts to protect its coastal communities from flooding. But advocates of the […]
August 25, 2018 By Scott McLendon, HoumaToday.com Terrebonne and Lafourche officials are asking the Army Corps of Engineers to spend federal money on the area’s hurricane protection levees by the end of 2019.
August 22, 2018 Editorial by The Times-Picayune Editorial Board Congress first OK’d the Morganza to the Gulf hurricane protection system in 2000. But the Army Corps of Engineers failed to complete a report on construction that was part of the agreement.
August 20, 2018 By: Mark Schleifstein, Nola.com With $780 million in local and state funds already spent or dedicated to construction of parts of the Morganza to the Gulf hurricane levee system, it’s time for the federal government to begin paying its share of the construction cost, the Louisiana coastal authority concluded last week.