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 […]
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Morganza Minute – September 2018 E-Newsletter
In this issue: MAC urges federal government to fund construction of Morganza to the Gulf America’s Wetland forum focuses on community sustainability Falgout Canal Floodgate is under construction MAC Member Spotlight: South Louisiana Bank
Federal inaction on levee system criticized
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.
MAC Supports Federal “New Start” Funding for Morganza to the Gulf
August 21, 2018 The Board of Directors of the Morganza Action Coalition passed a resolution today urging the federal government to designate the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection System as a “New Start” project, and to allocate appropriate federal funds to the project. Read Resolution Here
Eighteen years is long enough to wait for Morganza levee
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.