Port Fourchon

TWIC Enrollment Center Opens in Port Fourchon

(GALLIANO, LA, DECEMBER 26, 2007) –The South Lafourche Leonard Miller, Jr. Airport has undergone major renovations over the last several months that are attracting new business to the area. Construction at the airport is ongoing. The Port Commission has completed a runway strengthening project strengthening the runway from 12,500 pounds to 75,000 pounds to allow […]

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Port Security Eligibility Changed

(GALLIANO, LA, OCTOBER 9, 2006) – The 2006 Security and Accountability for Every (SAFE) Port Act now has inclusion of “energy” as a national economic interest when determining port security funding and report language specifically mentioning LOOP/Port Fourchon as a national energy interest. The Conferees note that “energy” was specifically included in language to take […]

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Vehicular Access to Fourchon Beach Extended to September 15

(GALLIANO, LA, AUGUST 8, 2007) –Public vehicular access to Fourchon Beach west of Pass Fourchon will be open until September 15 to accommodate Labor Day weekend beachgoers. Access is across Fourchon Bridge, take a right on to the Chevron access road, across Pass Fourchon, then left to the beach. The temporary access involves cooperation between the Greater Lafourche […]

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Fourchon Beach to Open

(GALLIANO, LA, JULY 2, 2007) –The Fourchon Beach west of Pass Fourchon will be opened to public vehicular access on Tuesday, July 3 beginning at 3 p.m. Access will be across Fourchon Bridge, take a right on to the Chevron access road, across Pass Fourchon, then left to the beach. The temporary access involves cooperation between the Greater […]

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Harbor Police Officers Receive Lifesaving Medals

(GALLIANO, LA, OCTOBER 18, 2006) – Harbor Police Officer Jason Plaisance and Officer Brent Constransitch received lifesaving medals at last Wednesday’s Port Commission meeting for their gallant actions during an incident in April 2006. Their efforts prevented the loss of life and upheld the highest traditions of the Harbor Police and the Greater Lafourche Port […]

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Port Security Eligibility Changed

(GALLIANO, LA, OCTOBER 9, 2006) – The 2006 Security and Accountability for Every (SAFE) Port Act now has inclusion of “energy” as a national economic interest when determining port security funding and report language specifically mentioning LOOP/Port Fourchon as a national energy interest. The Conferees note that “energy” was specifically included in language to take […]

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Washing Away to Air August 29

(GALLIANO, LA, AUGUST 23, 2006) – On the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, “Washing Away”, the story of Louisiana’s disappearing coastline and how this unfolding crisis affects all of America, will be aired. Narrated by Academy Award Winner Susan Sarandon, the documentary will premiere statewide in Louisiana Tuesday, August 29 at 8 p.m. and will rebroadcast […]

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