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.
$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.
Gov. Edwards and Local Officials Break Ground on HNC Lock Complex and Announce Completion of Grand Bayou Floodgate
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 […]
MAC Applauds Funding for Morganza and Other Local Levee Projects in Draft Coastal Annual Plan
Morganza Action Coalition (MAC) President Jay Walker released the following statement today with regard to funding provided for the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection System and other local levee projects in the CPRA’s Draft FY 2020 Annual Plan: “The Morganza Action Coalition greatly appreciates the efforts of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) […]
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