Louisiana wants public's help spending $1.2 billion flood disaster grant

19 Sep 2019

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Louisiana's Watershed Initiative is gathering public input to spend a $1.2 billion grant to mitigate flooding problems across the state.

The initiative and the state's Office of Community Development are planning to release a proposed action plan to spend the money, which is coming from a federal disaster mitigation grant, online on Thursday, Sept. 26, and are looking for public input on how to spend the $1.2 billion grant.

The agencies are asking for public input, both before and after the drafted action plan is released next week, on all problems and ideas related to flood mitigation in the state, which can be emailed to watershed@la.gov.

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