Most don’t think about the different flesh eating bacterial infections when going into the water. Unfortunately, it can happen if one has a cut, scab or a wound; that’s what happened to Arturo Fernandez after he went tubing on the Amite River during Memorial Weekend.
It doesn’t take a hurricane to cause some major damage to a home. That’s what the Capital Region saw this past year with ice storms in the winter and heavy rains this spring, and many are still trying to recover.
Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Thursday, May 27, Louisiana is receiving $61.6 million in federal funding for 16 flood risk reduction projects. East Baton Rouge, Ascension, and Iberville parishes are among the areas where some of the projects are planned.
Dealing with the aftermath of flooding can be overwhelming for families and businesses, but Attorney General Jeff Landry is encouraging Louisiana residents to keep their guards up and be proactive against scams in the wake of recent storms across the State.
Six major utilities today announced a plan to ensure that electric vehicle drivers have access to a seamless network of charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast through the Midwest and South, and into the Gulf Coast and Central Plains regions.
It’s very green, extremely fast growing and it’s gaining in popularity with home gardeners and sustainable manufacturing. That plant is bamboo, and it has found a home in the rolling hills of Washington Parish.