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.
It doesn’t hurt to ask again for federal help
August 19, 2018 Editorial by HoumaToday.com The Morganza-to-the-Gulf levee project will ultimately help protect much of our region from storm surge resulting from extreme weather in the Gulf of Mexico. The project is 98 miles of levees, locks and floodgates. It will go a great distance in making the vast majority of Terrebonne-Lafourche residents and […]
Federal government asked for Morganza levee money
August 16, 2018 By: Scott McLendon, HoumaToday.com The Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District Board approved a resolution requesting the federal government designate and appropriate construction money for the Morganza-to-Gulf levee project.
Morganza Minute – June 2018 E-Newsletter
In this issue: Levee District Directors Make Presentation to BIG Members Dupre Testifies Before U.S. House Committee MAC Attends Levee Boards Association Workshop Read newsletter here or click on image below.
Area better protected for hurricane season
By: Andrea Mujica, HoumaToday.com http://www.houmatoday.com/news/20180509/area-better-protected-for-hurricane-season With less than a month left until the hurricane season officially arrives, Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes have more protection against storms compared to last year.
MAC on HTV’s Going Public April 24, 2018
South Lafourche Levee District General Manager Windell Curole and Terrebonne Levee District Executive Director Reggie Dupre were guests on the April 24, 2018 edition of HTV’s Going Public show. Click here to view the recorded video from the show.