FY2022 CDS Requests

Subcommittee on Energy and Water Appropriations

Southwest Coastal Louisiana Flood Control Protection Project

Member Name and State:  Bill Cassidy, M.D.  Louisiana 
Recipient Name:  Corps of Engineers – Southwest Coastal Louisiana
Project Purpose:  $10 million to the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Project for flood control protection measures and ecosystem restoration features
Project Location:  Calcasieu, Cameron and Vermillion Parishes
Amount Requested:  $10 million
Financial Certification Letter

Department of Energy FEED Study for the Implementation of a Carbon Capture and Sequestration System

Member Name and State:  Bill Cassidy, M.D.   Louisiana
Recipient Name: Louisiana Department of Economic Development
Project Purpose:  This project would provide funding to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources for a Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) study to determine the efficacy of an anime-based carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) system
Project Location:  City of Baton Rouge
Amount Requested: $9 million
Financial Certification Letter

Morganza to the Gulf Project 

Member Name and State:  Bill Cassidy, M.D.   Louisiana
Recipient Name:  Corps of Engineers – Morganza to the Gulf, LA
Project Purpose: This funding for Morganza to the Gulf would be utilized to initiate and complete the Engineering and Design Phase of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) East Floodgate of the Morganza to the Gulf Project, included, but not limited to, data collection and sampling, engineering and design, modelling and other related services for the design of the structure
Project Location:  Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes
Amount Requested:  $15 million
Financial Certification Letter

Port Fourchon Belle Pass Channel Project

Member Name and State:  Bill Cassidy, M.D.  Louisiana 
Recipient Name:  Corps of Engineers – Port Fourchon Belle Pass Channel, LA 
Project Purpose:  This funding would allow the Corps of Engineers to complete environmental compliance and to update cost and dredge material disposal plans for the Port Fourchon Belle Pass Channel, LA Project
Project Location: Port Fourchon, LA
Amount Requested:  $900,000
Financial Certification Letter

Lower Mississippi River Comprehensive Study

Member Name and State:  Bill Cassidy, M.D.  Louisiana 
Recipient Name:  Corps of Engineers –Lower Mississippi River Comprehensive Study 
Project Purpose: In WRDA 2020 Congress authorized a comprehensive study of the Lower Mississippi River Basin, from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to the Gulf of Mexico.  This funding will allow for the initial work to commence on this study which will allow the Corps of Engineers to think about how it can manage the Lower Mississippi River while satisfying a broader, more diverse set of critical interests
Project Location:  Lower Mississippi River Basin
Amount Requested:  $5 million
Financial Certification Letter
 
 

 

Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations

National Center for Advanced Manufacturing Project

Member Name and State: Bill Cassidy, M.D. Louisiana
Recipient Name: LSU National Center for Advanced Manufacturing
Project Purpose: This project is for the purchase of equipment and STEM education and training for activities at the National Center for Advanced Manufacturing (NCAM)
Project Location: NASA Michoud Assembly Facility, New Orleans
Amount Requested: $5 million
Financial Certification Letter


Audubon Nature Institute Communications Equipment

Member Name and State: Bill Cassidy, M.D. Louisiana
Recipient Name: Audubon Nature Institute
Project Purpose: This project would enable the Audubon Nature Institute to secure new Digital Radios and Emergency Response Communications Equipment
Project Location: New Orleans
Amount Requested: $435,000
Financial Certification Letter

  


 

Subcommittee on Military Construction and VA Appropriations

Barksdale AFB Entrance Road and Gate Complex Project

Member Name and State: Bill Cassidy, M.D. Louisiana
Recipient Name: Barksdale Air Force Base
Project Purpose: This funding is needed to complete the construction of the Barksdale AFB Entrance Road and Gate. Completion of this project will enable access to Barksdale AFB from the I-220 Interchange and is needed to address the additional traffic capacity generated by the planned construction of a $282 million Weapons Generation Facility
Project Location: Bossier Parish
Amount Requested: $36 million
Financial Certification Letter

 


 

Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government Appropriations  

Lake Charles United States Courthouse Project

Member Name and State: Bill Cassidy, M.D. Louisiana
Recipient Name: Courthouse for Western Districts of Louisiana
Project Purpose: This project would support the construction of a New United States District Courthouse In Lake Charles due to the extensive damages caused by Hurricane Laura
Project Location: Lake Charles, LA
Amount Requested: $100 million
Financial Certification Letter


Subcommittee on Transportation, HUD Appropriations 

Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans Water and Drainage Improvements Project

Member Name and State: Bill Cassidy, M.D. Louisiana
Recipient Name: Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans
Project Purpose: This project is for construction of an electrical substation to provide modernized power for provision of water/drainage services across the City of New Orleans
Project Location: New Orleans
Amount Requested: $6 million
Financial Certification Letter


Baton Rouge Airport Northwest Aviation Development Taxiway Project

Member Name and State: Bill Cassidy, M.D. Louisiana
Recipient Name: City of Baton Rouge
Project Purpose: This project would enable Baton Rouge Airport to facilitate the development of the northside of the airport by completing the Northwest Aviation Development Taxiway
Project Location: Baton Rouge
Amount Requested: $1,200,000
Financial Certification Letter


 

Subcommittee on Interior and the Environment Appropriations 

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Sanitary and Sewer System Improvements Project

Member Name and State: Bill Cassidy, M.D. Louisiana
Recipient Name: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Project Purpose: This project would allow for the development of a new gravity sanitary sewer and storm sewer to prepare the site for mixed use development expansion
Project Location: New Orleans
Amount Requested: $8 million
Financial Certification Letter


City of Monroe Drainage and Storm Water Study Project

Member Name and State: Bill Cassidy, M.D. Louisiana
Recipient Name: City of Monroe, LA
Project Purpose: This project would allow for a drainage study to ensure the protection of the Calypso Pump Station in the City of Monroe, LA
Project Location: City of Monroe, LA
Amount Requested: $500,000
Financial Certification Letter


Tulane University Wastewater/Stormwater Treatments and Biosolids Management Project

Member Name and State: Bill Cassidy, M.D. Louisiana
Recipient Name: Tulane University
Project Purpose: This project would provide funding for wastewater and stormwater improvements
Project Location: St. Tammany’s Parish
Amount Requested: $3 million
Financial Certification Letter

 


 

Subcommittee on Labor, HHS and Education Appropriations

LSU Health Shreveport Center for Medical Education and Emerging Viral Threats Construction

Member Name and State: Bill Cassidy, M.D., Louisiana
Recipient Name: LSU Health Shreveport
Project Purpose: This project would provide for construction and equipment to LSU Health Shreveport’s Center of Excellence for Emerging Viral Threats
Project Location: Shreveport
Amount Requested: $7 million
Financial Certification Letter


LSU at Eunice Equipment Upgrades

Member Name and State: Bill Cassidy, M.D., Louisiana
Recipient Name: LSU at Eunice
Project Purpose: This project would support additional equipment and technology upgrades for Louisiana State University at Eunice
Project Location: Eunice
Amount Requested: $1 million
Financial Certification Letter


Covenant House, New Orleans Mental Health and Wellness Services

Member Name and State: Bill Cassidy, M.D., Louisiana
Recipient Name: Covenant House, New Orleans
Project Purpose: This project would enable Covenant House in New Orleans to expand their mental health and wellness services
Project Location: New Orleans
Amount Requested: $250,000
Financial Certification Letter