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$46M in Army Corps funding to Calcasieu River project

Port of Lake Charles Director Bill Rase told the newspaper that it was a “big deal for the community."
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LAKE CHARLES, La. — Port officials in Lake Charles are hailing $46 million in federal funding that is going toward a project designed to improve navigation to port facilities in Lake Charles. 

The American Press reports the money for the Calcasieu River and Pass Project was included in the Army Corps of Engineers' plan that was announced Tuesday. 

Port of Lake Charles Director Bill Rase told the newspaper that it was a “big deal for the community." 

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