BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's top agriculture official is concerned about the loss of farmland in the state. Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain said Monday that 15,000 acres of farmland in Calcasieu and St. Charles parishes have been lost in the last year to wetlands mitigation projects. In St. Charles Parish, landowners... more »
BATON ROUGE- You can get free help from FEMA for the next two weeks for help with any rebuilding plans due to Hurricane Isaac.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has set up three hazard mitigation stations across South Louisiana. There, advisors will answer questions for things like roof repair,... more »
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana is receiving another $390 million in federal hazard mitigation money, to raise homes and make other improvements to protect against future storms.
The money comes from FEMA. U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and Gov. Bobby Jindal announced the additional money Monday.
Landrieu says Louisiana had... more »