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Sen. Landrieu's Hurricane Isaac recovery efforts

September 6, 2012

Beforeduring and after Hurricane Isaac, Sen. Landrieu has been working to ensure that local, state and federal agencies provide a coordinated, thorough response for Louisianians impacted by the storm. 

View her daily efforts below.

Tuesday, Sept.25
Sen. Landrieu convenes a Senate field hearing in Gretna to examine what worked well and what didn't leading up to, during and after Hurricane Issac.  

Learning from Issac

Wednesday, Sept. 5
Meeting with residents from Northshore communities, Sen. Landrieu pushes to construct
the Lake Pontchartrain Barrier to protect communities along the lake from storm surge. 

 

After visiting the Northshore, Sen. Landrieu meets with Grand Isle officials and is relieved that the island wasn’t too terribly hit. However, she leaves frustrated that the Corps hasn't been able to shore up the barrier islands that protect Grand Isle and all of Southeast Louisiana.

 


Tuesday, Sept. 4
Sen. Landrieu discusses the President's visit to LaPlace on Monday and the letter she hand delivered to him.

 

Sen. Landrieu meets with the Coast Guard commandant.

 


Monday, Sept. 3
President Barack Obama visits the region to view the distruction caused by Hurricane Isaac and view the ongoing recovery. Sen. Landrieu hand delivers the President a letter outlining needs to complete the recovery.

 

 

President Obama visits Gulf after Hurricane Isaac
In Shreveport and Alexandria, Sen. Landrieu visits with Louisianians displaced by Hurricane Isaac. Her visit even prompted changes to improve conditions at the shelters.

Sen. Landrieu visits Louisianians displaced by Isaac

 

 


Sunday, Sept. 2 
Sen. Landrieu visits with residents in Lafitte before meeting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano in St. Tammany. 

 

 

 


Saturday, Sept. 1 
With the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sen. Landrieu surveys the post-Katrina flood protection system to see what worked well, what needs improving after Isaac.


 


Friday, Aug. 31 
Visiting Covington, Plaquemines and LaPlace, Sen. Landrieu stresses the need for adequate flood protection for all of Southeast Louisiana. 

In Plaquemines Parish, Landrieu discusses Isaac recovery

 

After Isaac, Sen. Landrieu meets with LaPlace residents

Gov. Romney visits Lafitte.

 


Thursday, Aug. 30
Sen. Landrieu begins visiting communities hard hit by Hurricane Isaac.

 


Wednesday, Aug. 29
Sen. Landrieu hunkers down in New Orleans as Isaac sits over the region for 60 hours and dumps more than 20 inches of rain.

 

Sen. Landrieu discusses the current impacts of Isaac with WWL TV. 

 


Tuesday, Aug. 28
From New Orleans, Sen. Landrieu discusses the $14.5 billion invested to upgrade & rebuild the metropolitain New Orleans area flood protection systems.

 

 

Hurricane Isaac makes landfall in Louisiana. 

 


 

Monday, Aug. 27
Sen. Landrieu launches a webpage for Louisianians to track Isaac, find tips on preparing for the stop and search for hurricane resources. 

Shreveport Office

U.S. Courthouse
300 Fannin St., Room 2240
Shreveport, LA 71101

Phone: 318-676-3085

Fax: 318-676-3100

Lake Charles Office

Capital One Tower
One Lake Shore Dr., Suite 1260
Lake Charles, LA 70629

Phone: 337-436-6650

Fax: 337-439-3762

Baton Rouge Office

Federal Building
707 Florida St., Room 326
Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Phone: 225-389-0395

Fax: 225-389-0660

New Orleans Office

Hale Boggs Federal Building
500 Poydras St., Room 1005
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone: 504-589-2427

Fax: 504-589-4023

Northeast Office

U.S. Courthouse
300 Fannin St., Room 2240
Shreveport, LA 71101

Phone: 318-676-3085

Fax: 318-676-3100

Central Office

Federal Building
707 Florida St., Room 326
Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Phone: 225-389-0395

Fax: 225-389-0660

Washington, D.C. Office

703 Hart
Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Phone: 202-224-5824

Fax: 202-224-9735

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