Nungesser expresses concerns of parish citizens to ObamaSep 11th, 2012 | By Jessica Gonzalez | Category: news
On Sept. 3, Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser met with President Barack Obama in LaPlace to discuss damage caused by Hurricane Isaac and ongoing recovery
efforts in Plaquemines Parish.
They discussed both short and long-term recovery plans for Plaquemines Parish, including immediate assistance provided by FEMA and long-term aid from local
and state government.
Nungesser praised President Obama for leading the construction of berms and thanked him for his support throughout the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. He said he is confident that local and federal government is working hard to help the residents
“I am pleased with the response from FEMA, ” said President Nungesser. “They have been on the ground here and working with my administration to get our residents
the help that they need. I have all the confidence in the world that Craig Fugate will get the task at hand completed.”
Nungesser said he left Monday’s meeting confident that President Obama is acutely aware of the issues facing Plaquemines Parish and that the President is sincerely concerned for the residents and future of Plaquemines Parish.