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Louisiana coastal authority recommends spending $32 million of oil spill fine money on Houma lock, Calcasieu River salinity control projects

February 11, 2015

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority board voted unanimously Wednesday (Feb. 11) to spend $32 million in oil spill fine money to pay for a portion of the design and engineering costs of the Houma Navigation Canal Lock project and Calcasieu River Salinity Control measures.