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Ascension Parish Emergency Declaration filed today

Scott J. Anderson
Donaldsonville Chief

On Friday Aug. 21, at approximately 7:30 p.m., following the Emergency Declaration by Governor John Bel Edwards, Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment signed documents placing Ascension Parish in a State of Emergency ahead of expected tropical weather.

The Emergency Declaration was filed with the Ascension Parish Clerk of Court when that office opened this morning. 

A declared State of Emergency declaration is necessary to make Ascension Parish eligible for State and Federal assistance.