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Lawmakers announce municipal reimbursements for hurricane debris pickup

This is some of the debris from the demolition of the Brimstone Museum in Sulphur, after it was...
This is some of the debris from the demolition of the Brimstone Museum in Sulphur, after it was severely damaged by Hurricane Laura(Theresa Schmidt kplc)
Published: Nov. 29, 2021 at 5:17 PM CST
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - Louisiana lawmakers have announced reimbursements to local municipalities for debris pick up after Hurricane Laura.

Calcasieu Parish will receive a $25.5 million reimbursement for picking up over one million cubic yards of debris after Hurricane Laura and DeQuincy will receive a $1.9 million reimbursement for picking up over 100,000 yards of debris after Hurricane Laura.

The reimbursements are being made at a 90 percent federal cost-share.

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