Construction is nearing completion of the restoration of Whiskey Island, which helps protect Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes from storm surge. “We waited a long time for this,” Terrebonne Parish President Gordy Dove said today. “We still have a lot of…
Opinion by U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise On Aug. 29, 2005, southeast Louisiana was hit with a storm that would change the lives of Louisianians forever.
A coastal restoration project in Lafourche Parish will advance to its construction phase next year. The announcement came after the project being awarded the money to do so earlier this month.
“The White House’s proposed budget takes the ax to a wide range of domestic programs, but unlike in past years, federal oil money that funds Louisiana’s coastal restoration efforts isn’t on the chopping block.”