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 […]
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.
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.
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.
DULAC, LA – Gov. John Bel Edwards, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and local officials broke ground today on the Houma Navigation Canal (HNC) Lock Complex and announced the completion of the Grand Bayou Floodgate in Lafourche Parish. Both projects are critical components of the Morganza-to-the-Gulf Hurricane Protection System, benefiting over 200,000 residents and […]
In this issue: Congressman Scalise Visits Grand Bayou Floodgate USACE Chief Tours Morganza to the Gulf Project Senate-Approved Infrastructure Bill Could Mean a “Closed System” for Morganza and more Click HERE or on newsletter below to read articles.