Louisiana flood did more than $8 billion in damage

Monday, September 5, 2016 | Tag Cloud Tags: , ,

(Worthy News) – The Louisiana floods last month caused a $8.7 billion in damage, a number that is expected to increase as officials continue to take stock of the damage, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced this week.

Edwards’ office revealed the estimated cost of the flooding damage Saturday when it released a copy of a letter the governor sent President Obama earlier this week.

The governor’s letter to Obama asked for a “very reasonable” $2 billion in federal aid, and said it would be the bare minimum necessary to help the state recover from a flood that claimed the lives of 13 Louisianans. [ Source ]

We're being CENSORED ... HELP get the WORD OUT! SHARE!!!
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Worthy Christian News