Sen. Landrieu's Hurricane Isaac recovery efforts
Before, during 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.
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.
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.
Sunday, Sept. 2
Sen. Landrieu visits with residents in Lafitte before meeting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano in St. Tammany.
Good morning! ICYMI-Sec Napolitano and Sen Landrieu passing out ice to pple affected by Isaac in LA. +pics on DHS fb. twitter.com/piacarusone/st…— Pia Carusone (@piacarusone) September 5, 2012
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.
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.