U.S. Department of Commerce awards $1.6 million

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Agency announced a $1.6 million grant to The Water Institute of the Gulf for the development of a Lower Mississippi River SmartPort & Resilience Center (SmartPort). This federal award adds to $1.4 million in matching funding from the State of Louisiana and other partners involved in this $3 million collaborative project. “President Biden is committed to unleashing the full power of the federal government ... [+]

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