Urgent action is needed from everyone to understand the devastating effects of air pollution on the global population.
I have often heard people blame the levees for the land loss crisis here in Southeast Louisiana. Like they were a curse that starved the wetlands of sediment that originally built this Delta over a period of 3000 years. The word “levee” presumably is French for “raised.” It was the great flood of 1927 which […]
With Tropical Storm Barry likely to make landfall tonight, now is the time to finalize your shelter-in-place preparations. Below is a checklist of things too have on hand and what to do to prepare. Have on hand One gallon of drinking water per person, per day for 3-5 days. If stores are out of bottled […]
With the National Weather Service predicting that the Mississippi River will rise to 20ft (as of 4 a.m. on July 11, 2019), many residents are understandably concerned. On Wednesday, a graphic published by Nola.com showed areas where the Mississippi River levees are below 20 feet – mostly along the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans […]
CBP Agriculture Specialists assigned to the Port of New Orleans discovered an illegal catch of more than 348 lbs. of red snapper from the Gulf of Mexico.
It is unfortunate, because of the various “marketing” campaigns of the state and some environmental groups promoting so-called “sediment” diversions, that the general public thinks that if you re-connect the Mississippi River to the wetlands that land will “pop up”. The state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is planning to build two so-called “sediment” diversions […]
The City of New Orleans will become the first U.S. city to participate in the C40 Women4Climate Mentorship Program.
The Louisiana Department of Health issued a warning this week, raising the alarm about toxic algal blooms in Lake Pontchartrain.
On Wednesday, June 19, scientists captured footage of a giant squid just 100 miles south of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico.
On Tuesday, June 18, the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) expanded their electric vehicle fleet with the help of the Clean Fuel Transition Fund for Public Fleets, which is managed by the Regional Planning Commission’s (RPC) Clean Fuel Partnership program. The Clean Fuel Partnership is a coalition of fleet managers and operators; alternative fuel, vehicle, […]
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