By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer After feasting on king cake during Mardi Gras, your tastes may have turned to oysters, shrimp and crabs during Lent.
By Bob Marshall thelensnola.org Stunning new data not yet publicly released shows Louisiana losing its battle with rising seas much more quickly than even the
By Tyler Bridges thelensnola.org Time’s up, Audubon. That’s the message the federal government is delivering to the Audubon Commission for failing to spend $7.6 million in federal dollars for restoration of the Louisiana ... Former USCG head assesses the BP spill
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Last Monday in New Orleans, retired U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen told scientists and others about the challenges he faced as National Incident Commander during ... New Orleans enforces lead paint laws
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer With homes being redone on nearly every block in town, you occasionally spot a cloud of dust and worry if it might contain lead and other contaminants. ... NOLaWise challenges neighborhoods to be more ‘green’ in 2013
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Looking for a New Year’s resolution? How about helping make your neighborhood greener and more energy efficient in 2013? NOLaWise has an incentive for residents up for the ... Bottled water: The new great pollutant
By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer Environmental groups across the globe have been sounding the alarm for several years now regarding the health and environmental dangers of the popular bottled water trend. ... Support for Lower Ninth Ward swamp grows
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer The city, state and feds all want to see Bayou Bienvenue in the Lower Ninth Ward restored to the cypress-tupelo swamp it was before the U.S. Army ... Hike for KaTREEna gives tree for post-Isaac restoration
Hike for KaTREEna is partnering with the Department of Parks & Parkways to give one thousand native Louisiana trees to the residents of Orleans Parish. The tree giveaway - called "The ... Claimants opt out of proposed BP medical settlement
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer A medical portion in the proposed, $7.8 billion class-action settlement with BP will satisfy some residents who became ill from the 2010 spill but hundreds of others ...
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