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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) announced today the Delta Regional Authority is awarding $2.3 million in grants for 16 projects in Louisiana.  These projects are aimed at improving public infrastructure and workforce development.

“These are important investments that will improve the quality of life for people across Louisiana,” said Sen. Kennedy. “From improving water and sewer systems to preparing students for technical jobs, the work by the Delta Regional Authority will help our state grow in a positive direction.”

LOUISIANA INVESTMENT PROJECTS

1. Tallulah Sewer System Improvements | Tallulah, LA: $313,743

2. Richardson Medical Center HVAC System Replacement | Rayville, LA: $266,822

3. Chalmette Wastewater Treatment Plant Replacement | Chalmette, LA: $200,000

4. Delta Water System Improvements | Delta, LA: $200,000

5. Franklin Wastewater System Improvements | Franklin, LA: $150,000

6. Grosse Tete Water System Enhancements | Grosse Tete, LA: $150,000 

7. Springhill Wastewater Treatment Plant Replacement | Springhill, LA: $150,000

8. Nunez Community College Aerospace Labs and Makerspace | Chalmette, LA: $150,000;

9. Concordia Parish Sewer System Consolidation | Vidalia, LA: $150,000

10. Allen Parish GIS System | Oberlin, LA: $100,000

11. Baton Rouge IT Apprenticeship Program | Baton Rouge, LA: $100,000

12. Oak Grove Industrial Building Repairs | Oak Grove, LA: $100,000 

13. Dixie Inn Sewer System Improvements | Minden, LA: $99,750 

14. Chatham Water Booster Station Renovation | Chatham, LA: $80,000

15. Bienville Water Well Improvements | Bienville, LA:  DRA Investment: $71,768

16. Baton Rouge GIS System | Baton Rouge, LA: $36,750 

 

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