Higgins Announces Additional $7.4M for Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Press Release

Date: Dec. 20, 2021
Location: Washington, DC

Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that FEMA will award an additional $7,428,192.48 for hurricane recovery efforts in South Louisiana.

The reimbursements include:

$2,058,454.26 to the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District (Port of Lake Charles) for permanent work to Ship Loader #1, which was damaged as a result of Hurricane Laura. The reimbursement is made at a 90% federal cost-share.
$5,369,738.22 to the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District (Port of Lake Charles) for permanent work to Ship Loader #2, which was damaged as a result of Hurricane Laura. The reimbursement is made at a 90% federal cost-share.

All funding will be delivered to the State of Louisiana. The state is responsible for disbursing the funds to each sub-recipient.


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