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Governor tour areas impacted by Barry, holds press conference

Gov. Edwards
Posted at 9:26 AM, Jul 15, 2019

Governor John Bel Edwards is touring three parishes affected by Barry on Monday, July 15.

The governor will travel to Plaquemines, Terrebonne and St. Mary Parish to tour the areas impacted by the storm. A flyover is planned over the Lower Dularge East Levee in Terrebonne Parish.

State and federal officials will join the governor during his tour.

In St. Mary Parish, the governor is holding a press conference this afternoon at the Franklin Courthouse to discuss the damage.


Press conferences will also be held at the Myrtle Grove Marina in Plaquemines Parish and Terrebonne Parish EOC in Gray.