The Louisiana Energy and Power Authority (LEPA) announced it has completed the sale of $120,770,000 in revenue bonds for the final stage of design and construction of a new natural gas fired electrical power plant.
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed the state's third West Nile virus death this year. The death is from Rapides Parish, and is the second death this year from Rapides Parish.
The Department of Health and Hospitals' Office of Public Health has awarded $5.5 million to the St. John the Baptist Waterworks Districts 1 and 2 through the State's Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund Program (DWRLF).
Today, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La. chair of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, announced $14.6 million in disaster recovery grants for communities in Southeast Louisiana, including Houma, New Orleans and St.