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Flood protection upgrades continue throughout parish

By Kari Dequine Harden

June 1st marked the start of another hurricane season, and work to strengthen the parish’s flood protection infrastructure continues. In preparation over recent days and weeks, all flood gates are being tested, hurricane plans are being reviewed and updated, and parish officials participated in a “mock storm” drill with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the Louisiana National Guard. 

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Plaquemines Gazette

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