Entergy gets $89.4 million grant for Katrina recovery
"The announcement of this grant is great news for our customers, who have endured so much in the wake of the greatest natural disaster our nation has ever experienced."
- Carolyn Shanks, Entergy Mississippi president/CEO
Jackson, Mississippi, USA - Entergy Mississippi has received an $81.4 million federal grant that will help offset the cost of restoring customers' power after Hurricane Katrina, the utility said.
The utility said in a statement that the federal grant will pay for disaster relief, long-term recovery and restoration of infrastructure in the areas most affected by Katrina.