Cassidy Says LA To Get Millions For Water Infrastructure From EPA
FROM INFRASTRUCTURE BILL - Republican U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana has announced the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will allocate more than 100 million dollars to Louisiana this fiscal year for drinking water infrastructure improvements across the state. In a video statement released on Social Media, the upbeat Cassidy explained the need for better water systems across Louisiana.
"As I travel this state, I hear about the need for water infrastructure investment in all parts of our beautiful state," Cassidy said. "This bill addresses that."
This marks the first major investment of funds Louisiana will receive from the Biden administration's bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). Cassidy was a key architect of the proposal and helped shepherd the law through Congress last month. Cassidy said Louisiana could expect about $100 million dollars in this type of funding over the next four years.