Industry assesses Ida impact on chemical production (PM update)

August 30, 2021 Hurricane Ida, which struck southeastern Louisiana at noon Sunday, could have a significant impact on multiple petrochemical products, notably polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polystyrene (PS), and polyvinyl chloride (PVC). After making landfall near New Orleans with winds up to 150 mph, Ida crept north-northeast across the state, its eye just east of … Continue reading Industry assesses Ida impact on chemical production (PM update)

Biden Administration Commits Historic $3.46 Billion in Hazard Mitigation Funds to Reduce Effects of Climate Change

from the FEMA newsroom here Release Date: August 5, 2021 FEMA makes hazard mitigation program funds from coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic available nationwide WASHINGTON – President Biden today approved more than $3.46 billion to increase resilience to the impacts of climate change nationwide. This significant investment will be available for natural hazard mitigation measures across the … Continue reading Biden Administration Commits Historic $3.46 Billion in Hazard Mitigation Funds to Reduce Effects of Climate Change

One Week Remains for Homeowners, Renters and Businesses to Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

Release Date: July 26, 2021 Just one week remains for Louisiana homeowners, renters or business owners in Ascension, Calcasieu, East Baton Rouge, Iberville and Lafayette parishes to apply for federal disaster assistance because of property damage or other eligible losses in May due to severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. The deadline to apply for assistance … Continue reading One Week Remains for Homeowners, Renters and Businesses to Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

Two Weeks Left to Apply for Assistance from FEMA and SBA

Release Date: July 19, 2021 BATON ROUGE, La. – There is still time to apply for a grant from FEMA or a low-interest disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). You have until Aug. 2 to apply for federal assistance. Your insurance may not have covered the cost of damage to your home after … Continue reading Two Weeks Left to Apply for Assistance from FEMA and SBA