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INTERMITTENT LANE CLOSURES ON ELEVATED LA 1 EXPRESSWAY: UPDATE: Citing concerns about extra traffic build-up, DOTD has agreed to suspend lane closures on the Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (July 25-27) leading up to the Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo weekend. July 12, 2018 – DOTD announced construction work on the latest phase of the LA 1 […]

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Adams Appointed to Port Commission Seat I

(CUT OFF, LA) – At a formal ceremony during the July 11 board meeting, Randy Adams was sworn into office as an interim port commissioner for the Greater Lafourche Port Commission. Adams takes his place at Seat I, which was left vacant by the passing of his father-in-law, port pioneer and musical legend Ervin “Vin” […]

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GLPC and Corps Sign Assumption of Maintenance Agreement

New Orleans, LA – On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) formally entered in to an Assumption of Maintenance Agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to extend the reach of the federally-maintained channel in Bayou Lafourche at a signing ceremony at USACE District Headquarters. “This agreement is the […]

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Curtis Pierce Sworn In As Seat E Commissioner

Newly elected Port Commissioner Curtis Pierce was sworn into office at a formal ceremony on November 8, 2017, officially taking his place at Seat E during the Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s monthly board meeting. Voters in the 10th Ward of Lafourche Parish elected Mr. Pierce at a special election on October 14, 2017, to fill GLPC’s open board seat. The nine-member GLPC board has jurisdiction over Port Fourchon and the South Lafourche Airport and is the only elected port commission in the state of Louisiana.

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Fourchon LNG, LLC Formally Kicks Off Federal Regulatory Process for $888 Million LNG Facility in Port Fourchon

CUT OFF, LA – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) and tenant Energy World USA (EWUSA) announce that wholly owned Fourchon LNG LLC has filed its formal letter to request initiation of the pre-filing review process with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Upon completion of the pre-filing process, Fourchon LNG LLC intends to […]

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Port Commission Announces Proposed Development of $800 Million LNG Facility in Port Fourchon

Pictured: Energy World’s recently completed 2 million ton per annum LNG plant in Sengkang, Indonesia, which is the model facility for the proposed plant in Port Fourchon (Photo courtesy of Energy World) (GALLIANO, LA) – Today the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) and tenant Energy World USA announced the proposed development of a mid-scale liquefied […]

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Port Signs Agreements with Wisner Trust and Corps of Engineers, Plans Next Generation of Port Facilities

(PORT FOURCHON, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) is moving forward with its plans to develop the next generation of deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon, thanks to a newly signed agreement with the Edward Wisner Donation granting GLPC a Right of First Refusal on over 900 acres of property immediately south of […]

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Port Fourchon Hosts Multi-Agency Emergency Preparedness Exercise

(PORT FOURCHON, LA) – Over 40 federal, state and local emergency management and law enforcement officials responsible for the safety and security of the Port Fourchon area held a joint training exercise in Port Fourchon’s Johnny Melancon, Sr. Fourchon EOC (Emergency Operations Center) earlier today to practice coordinated emergency management in the event of a […]

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