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GLPC Joins Partners in Applauding Announcement of $135 Million Award to Finish Elevating LA 1

(CUT OFF, LA) – What long felt like a dream has now come true with the announcement that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a $135 million federal INFRA grant to the LA 1 Improvement Project. The project’s approval, which was made official on Monday (June 15th), will add the final 8.3 miles […]

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Latest Updates

GLPC WEATHER UPDATES: Visit the Port Commission’s WEATHER & STORM INFO webpage for weather updates, current storm information, and helpful storm prep information and resources. SIGN UP FOR LATEST UPDATES FROM THE PORT COMMISSION: You can sign up to receive a variety of email updates and notices from the Greater Lafourche Port Commission using the NOTIFY ME […]

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GLPC to Hold Monthly Meetings Via Facebook Live Once Again

Pursuant to Proclamation JBE 2020-30 of the Governor of the State of Louisiana, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission hereby certifies that, without the use of a telephone and/or video conferencing, it would otherwise be unable to operate due to the quorum requirement of La.R.S. 42:19. (CUT OFF, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission and […]

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GLPC Monthly Meetings to be Held Via Facebook Live

Pursuant to Proclamation JBE 2020-30 of the Governor of the State of Louisiana, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission hereby certifies that, without the use of a telephone and/or video conferencing, it would otherwise be unable to operate due to the quorum requirement of La.R.S. 42:19. (CUT OFF, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission and […]

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Port Operations Continue; Residents Should Monitor Parish Partner Sites for Updates

GLPC Executive Director Says Port Operations Continue; Advises Residents to Remain Informed by Monitoring Parish Partner Sites (CUT OFF, LA) – On behalf of the Greater Lafourche Port Commission and its Board of Commissioners, I would like to encourage everyone to follow the messaging regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) being generated by our partners at Lafourche […]

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Wave Monitoring Buoy to Serve Useful Purpose

(CUT OFF, LA) – When it comes to tracking approaching storms or gauging water levels offshore, wave monitoring buoy stations perform a critical function in keeping everyone informed about sea surface conditions. That’s why a recent partnership between the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) to establish one of […]

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GLPC, Other Local Agencies Successfully Participated in Full-Scale Coast Guard Training Exercise

(CUT OFF, LA) – The Greater Lafourche Port Commission joined the Coast Guard and a bevy of other emergency management partner agencies to participate in an Area Maritime Security Training Exercise Program (AMSTEP) yesterday, July 18th. AMSTEP is a community-based anti-terrorism exercise program that was created to address the requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security […]

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Did You Know? GLPC’s Partnership with NOAA, Other Agencies Helps Provide Publicly Accessible Tidal Data for Port Fourchon

(CUT OFF, LA) – With the potential threat of a 3 to 5-foot storm surge affecting southern Lafourche Parish and Port Fourchon in the next 24 to 72 hours, we want to remind residents and others that a current partnership between GLPC, the U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA, National Ocean Service, and the Center for […]

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GLPC, Other Local Agencies to Participate in Full-Scale Coast Guard Training Exercise

(CUT OFF, LA) – The Coast Guard will conduct an Area Maritime Security Training Exercise Program (AMSTEP) next Thursday, July 18. AMSTEP is a community-based anti-terrorism exercise program that was created to address the requirements of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002. This full-scale exercise will bring together federal, state, local law enforcement, and […]

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