© 2022 Red River Radio
Voice of the Community
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Cassidy Says LA To Get Millions For Water Infrastructure From EPA

Courtesy: Pixabay

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."

Sen Cassidy_$100 Million Water Funding_120321.jpg
Courtesy: Sen. Bill Cassidy Facebook

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.