Army Corps of Engineers

Don Ames
May 30, 2019 - 11:27 am
Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser is supporting a Gulf-wide coalition that wants FEMA to declare a state of emergency specific to Gulf seafood and its related industries. This comes as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prepares to open the Morganza Spillway Thursday, June 6th,, sending fresh...
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Jim Hanzo
May 23, 2019 - 9:24 am
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to open the Morganza Spillway because of swelling of the Mississippi River. A notice was sent out last night to local governments along the Morganza Floodway. The notice stated that the Morganza Spillway could be opened as early as June 2. Corps...
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May 09, 2019 - 1:12 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The Army Corps of Engineers' New Orleans office is asking to do something unprecedented: open a historic flood control structure above New Orleans for the second time in one year. This comes as floods across the Midwest have caused billions of dollars of damage to homes, farms...
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March 26, 2019 - 4:19 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The Army Corps of Engineers says the level of the Mississippi River is falling at New Orleans, and the Corps has begun closing a historic flood control structure that diverts the river's water. Corps spokesman Matt Roe said Tuesday the process could take 10 days to two weeks if...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
February 11, 2019 - 1:17 pm
Sage advice… never talk politics or religion at the dinner table. I think we need to add one…CLIMATE CHANGE. I don’t know exactly when science and politics began to compete with each other, but as it relates to climate change, they most definitely are. Science and politics can rarely, if ever,...
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Jim Hanzo
March 08, 2018 - 8:09 am
This morning the Army Corps of Engineers will open the Bonnet Carre' Spillway, diverting water from the rising Mississippi into Lake Pontchartrain. Col. Mike Clancy with the Corps says it'll be a partial opening that should last about 3 weeks "Twenty days or so and we will adjust that accordingly...
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