Green Light New Orleans began with a revelation: it was after Katrina, and Andreas Hoffmann was returning home after the storm.
Illegal dumping is a well-known problem in New Orleans. Throughout the city, vacant lots in Algiers, the Lower Ninth Ward, and New Orleans East have become hot spots of illegal dumping. Burned out cars, tires, construction debris, trash, and other litter take over the empty lots and tumbles into the streets, creating eyesores. Mayor LaToya […]
A Singaporean company is suing the Port of New Orleans, saying hazards present at the Port that led to an oil spill in April of 2018.
The population clock has hit 7.54 billion people, and the atmospheric carbon count has topped 400 parts of carbon dioxide per million.
In the Golden Afternoon: Big Easy Magazine chats with the New Orleans Botanical Garden’s Paul SoniatDecember 16, 2018
We have volunteers here who learn in the garden and greenhouse, who learn how to propagate plants, grow from seeds, and grow from cuttings. A lot of people who garden are self-taught. The green thumb is more about paying attention to things. If you continually plant something and it just dies, well then you’re not planting it right (laughs). You just get out there and do it, you know?
Virginia Byron, MD, a resident at Tulane Medical Center, has spent the last few months educating the Medical professional community about Gordon Plaza, where over 50 households still live on the site of an abandoned landfill.
On Friday, Mayor Latoya Cantrell issued a statement reminding residents that New Orleans will continue to recycle Christmas trees to promote wetland restoration and to protect Louisiana’s coast. Last year, more than 8,000 trees were collected across Orleans Parish. They were then airlifted by the National Guard and placed into the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge […]
A new liquid natural gas (LNG) terminal and pipeline is planned for Plaquemines Parish, just south of New Orleans
According to President Trump, federal water protections are among the “worst” of regulations. For businesses like oil companies and plants, these rules outline a way of doing operations that have been seen as a headache by number crunchers, but as necessary by environmentalists and those who care about accountability.
It’s been only a week or so since President Trump denounced his administration’s own Climate Change report, with an aggressively dismissive shrug. WhenThe Fourth National Climate Assessment came out, it caused quite the stir, with data to concern even the most stringent deniers.
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