Disconnected: An S&WB Video Update

By Joe Boals – Contributing Reporter / Video Editor We previously uploaded a report on the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board issues regarding poor services, mismanagement, and over-billing. Now, Joe Boals has for us an update:

August 4, 2018
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Signs of Change: Watching the Caribbean

By Adam Albaari – Contributing Writer There are tectonic geopolitical plates shifting all over the world. The refugee crisis in Europe is permanently changing demographics on that continent.  There are growing disputes over Islands all over East Asia between emerging global powers, and the beginnings of serious climate-change related population displacement are being felt all…

August 1, 2018
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Your Wallet and Health for a Power Plant?

By Michael Raso – Contributing Writer In June of 2016, Entergy closed its steam electric Michoud plant at 12550 Old Gentilly Road, after being in commercial production since 1957. Afterward, Entergy began the process of trying to get the city’s permission to build a new plant. While it seemed like a natural choice to build…

August 1, 2018
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A Canary in the Coal Mine – Isle de Jean Charles

By Daniel Achee _____ When we discuss coastal land loss, we tend to speak solely in terms of quantity of land lost. An area the size of New Orleans is lost every 7 years (an acre of land every hour)—a vast amount of land is being lost, but still, land is not the most precious…

July 1, 2018
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