The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) sent out a press release on December 11 outlining all the “coastal restoration” projects that had been announced, given funding, began construction, or were completed in 2020.
Venture Global Partners with Nunez Community College, Plaquemines Parish School Board, Tri-Parish Works, and Plaquemines Parish Government for an upcoming pilot program.
The Belle Chasse YMCA is excited to announce that the Chevron Oronite Oak Point Plant has donated $6,160 tothe YMCA’s After School program. This grant opportunity will improve and expand access to hybrid learning and education opportunities.
After 9 days in post runoff election for District Attorney limbo, where challenger Leo Pallazo refused to concede to incumbent Charles Ballay, claiming Ballay’s “historically small margin” of victory and “numerous [reports of] voting irregularities” meant the results were illegitimate, Palazzo finally pulled back. Meaning, by an official margin of 15 votes, Ballay will remain the Plaquemines DA for the next 6 years. This will be Ballay’s third term as DA.
In a year of uncertainty, Plaquemines Parish, like the rest of South Louisiana, found itself communicating to the public while facing simultaneous, unrelated crises --but no tool in the parish gove