Montegut, LA – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and federal, state and local officials celebrated the start of construction for a new Humble Canal Floodgate today, marking the first segment of the critical 98-mile Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Risk Reduction System to be built with federal dollars.
Morganza Minute – December 2022 E-Newsletter
In this issue: Corps Breaks Ground on New Humble Canal Floodgate MAC Hosts Corps Brass for Morganza Tours MAC Membership is Growing! State and Federal Updates – CPRA Annual Plan, GOMESA
U.S. Senate Approves $19 Million for Morganza in Spending Bill
The U.S. Senate has approved $19.333 million for the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection Project(MtG) with passage of the federal omnibus spending bill March 10, 2022, the Morganza Action Coalition announced today. This is the final step for Congressional approval and the President is expected to sign the measure into law, making funds available for MtG this fiscal […]
$19 Million for Morganza Included in Federal Appropriations Bill
Houma, LA – The Morganza Action Coalition is pleased to announce that over $19 million in funding for the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection Project is included in the federal Fiscal Year 2022 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations measure.
Gov. Edwards Touts MtG in Senate Testimony
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards touted the multiple benefits of the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection Project to flood control and a healthy ecosystem during testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. The governor addressed committee members during a February 23 field hearing in Bethany Beach, Delaware.
MAC Celebrates Historic Funding Award
The Morganza Action Coalition applauds the decades-long effort that resulted in yesterday’s announcement of $378.5 million being awarded to construct the Morganza to the Gulf (Morganza) hurricane protection project.