Members of the Louisiana National Guard work in January 2016 on Avoca Island as part of a project to install a temporary flood protection structure on Bayou Chene to prevent potential flooding in the region. If President Donald Trump decides to use post-disaster construction funds to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall, construction of a permanent floodgate on Bayou Chene could possibly be indirectly affected. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Trump’s possible use of funds could affect Bayou Chene project

About $5 million that officials were hoping to get in federal funds for the Bayou Chene flood protection project may be at risk if President Donald Trump taps into post-disaster funds to pay for a



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