Southern waters imperiled by toxic pollution

By Sue Sturgis Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – As summer heats up, many people’s thoughts turn to jumping in the closest river or

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Louisiana ranks in top 10 for first quarter clean energy jobs

By April Siese Contributing Writer Louisiana ranks in the top ten of clean energy job announcements for the first quarter of the year, according to

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Joint fed-state river study to support future projects
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer At a public meeting Wednesday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority updated residents on a joint Louisiana Coas­tal Area study ...
Claiborne study to end after two more community forums
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer A study that began last year as part of the city’s Livable Claiborne Communities Initiative will wrap up in October with two more community meetings and a ...
Paper or plastic? Region turns to greener, grocery bag options
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer New Orleans has been moving out of the throwaway era as residents sign up for curbside recycling—implemented last year—and direct their Carnival beads to new uses. But ...
La. adapts to natural and manmade climate change
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer South Louisiana residents know that the coast is losing a football field of wetlands to the Gulf each hour as well as they know how the Saints ...
City plans new, greener options for public transit
By Susan Buchanan The Louisiana Weekly The Crescent City — never a candidate for an underground, subway system — has had on-and-off success with public transit. For now, cars are the preferred ...
Going Green: The impact of sustainable industry and living
By Zoe Sullivan The Louisiana Weekly The blast of a train horn is just part of the background noise at The Green Project, which abuts the a gravel driveway next to the ...