Scott Buyout Program: State is now accepting applications from Priority 1 zone

25 Jul 2022

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LAFAYETTE PARISH, La. (KLFY) – The state is now accepting applications from property owners in the Priority 1 zone of the voluntary Scott Buyout Program.

The $7 million program is part of the Louisiana Watershed Initiative (LWI) and is an effort to reduce flood risks by helping residents relocate to safer areas, and by returning flood-prone properties to their natural states.

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