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Morgan City,

city (1990 pop. 14,531), St. Mary parish, S La., a fishing port on the Atchafalaya River (connected to the Intracoastal WaterwayIntracoastal Waterway,
c.3,000 mi (4,827 km) long, partly natural, partly artificial, providing sheltered passage for commercial and leisure boats along the U.S. Atlantic coast from Boston, Mass. to Key West, S Fla., and along the Gulf of Mexico coast from Apalachee Bay, NW Fla.
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); inc. 1860 as Brasher, renamed 1876. The city is headquarters for offshore petroleum drilling and has oil and gas wells. Also in Morgan City are shipyards, a large shrimp fleet, an oyster industry, and alligator farms. Barges, propeller shafts, crewboats, and yachts are manufactured. The Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival is held in the city.
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AMELIA, Louisiana: The oil-and-seafood hub of Morgan City has been hit by one disaster after another, from hurricanes to the BP oil spill.
Morgan City, Louisiana has installed a process system at its wastewater treatment plant that will convert the municipal sludge into Class A exceptional biosolids that will be reused as a lime-enhanced soil conditioner.
A group of adults youth from Holy Cross Parish in Morgan City, Louisiana, has sent a clear message to would-be polluters of nearby Lake Palourde: "Do not dump; drains to lake.
El dragado del canal de acceso a Frontera sera totalmente financiable y se encuentra a un paso de desarrollarse como una excelente terminal maritima que sirva para embarcaciones medianas, afirmo el director para el area comercial y desarrollo de actividades internacionales del puerto Morgan City, Luisiana, Richard Walker al senalar que las transacciones comerciales que inicialmente se harian entre esa terminal portuaria y Frontera generaran un movimiento de 600 mil toneladas anualmente e ingresos a la entidad por 20 mil dolares semanales.
Two small papers, the Franklin Banner-Tribune and the Morgan City Daily Review were reported to have suffered serious damages, but were unable to be reached.
Angelles offshore trip wrapped up four days on the Gulf coast meeting with representatives from industry and the environmental community in New Orleans, Houston, and Morgan City, La.
The company was founded in 1948 and is based in Morgan City, Louisiana.
Warnings are also in effect for the coast of Louisiana, from the mouth of the Pearl River westward to Morgan City.
The Miami-based National Hurricane Center said the storm's center was about 80 miles (129 km) west of Morgan City, Louisiana, with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph (72 kph).
The firm's Morgan City fabrication facility is to manage construction, assembly, testing, coating, load out and tie down of a four-pile jacket for a bottom-founded platform named EI 338 'K'.