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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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Mayor Landrieu to join regional, state and federal partners to announce preparations for 2013 hurricane season

May 30, 2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA--Tomorrow, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join regional parish presidents, State of Louisiana officials, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Coast Guard, and regional stakeholders to discuss hurricane preparedness and public safety, coordination among state and local organizations and government agencies, and the capablity of the Greater New Orleans Hurricane & Storm Damage Risk Reduction System in advance of the 2013 Hurricane Season which begins on Saturday, June 1, 2013.

WHO:           Mayor Mitch Landrieu
                   Jerome Zeringue, Executive Director, Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority
                   John Young, President, Jefferson Parish
                   David Peralta, President, St. Bernard Parish
                   Billy Nungesser, President, Plaquemines Parish
                   Timmy Roussel, President, St. James Parish
                   Natalie Robottom, President, St. John the Baptist Parish
                   Pat Brister, President, St. Tammany Parish
                   Marcia St. Martin, Executive Director, Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans
                   Tim Doody, President, Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority--East 
                   Susan Maclay, President, Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority--West
                   Steve Wilson, Pontchartrain Levee District
                   Capt. Pete Gautier, Commander, Coast Guard Sector New Orleans, U.S. Coast Guard
                   Kevin Davis, Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
                   Ken Graham, National Weather Service
                   Col. Richard Hansen, Commander, New Orleans District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

WHAT:        2013 Hurricane Season Preparedness Announcement

WHEN:        Friday, May 31, 2013
                   10:00 a.m.

WHERE:       Port of New Orleans
                   990 Port of New Orleans Place
                   New Orleans, LA 70123

                   Media planning to attend should RSVP via telephone to (504) 715-1661 no later than 5:00 p.m.
                   on Thursday, May 30. Media may use designated parking area at the Port of New Orleans.This
                   event is not open to the public.

 
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Last updated: 5/30/2013 2:37:28 PM

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