On Tuesday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expected to announce whether opening the Morganza Spillway will be necessary.
When it comes to explaining the need for climate change legislation, Bill Nye has had enough.
A major New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board (SWBNO) pump lost power early Sunday morning (May 12), as heavy rains drenched the city. According to a press release, the pump located at Drainage Pumping Station (DPS) 7 near City Park temporarily lost its Entergy-supplied power around 5 a.m. An SWBNO team activated a standup generator […]
On Tuesday, (May 7) Dillard University celebrated the completion of the Dillard University Drainage Improvement Project. The $6.5 million project included a larger subsurface drainage system, a wider bio-swale in the rear of the campus, improvement of the Mandolin Canal and discharge pipe into the City’s drainage system. “The City of New Orleans is proud […]
The NWS Storm Prediction Center predicts an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms across Louisiana on Thursday, including New Orleans.
The Environment America Research & Policy Center released a report showing that New Orleans ranked 13th nationwide for solar energy capacity per capita.
Medical Marijuana Proponent Charlie Greer Running for Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture & ForestryApril 9, 2019
Medical marijuana proponent and 20-year veteran of the Lousiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry, Charlie Greer announced his candidacy.
Parking restrictions on neutral grounds and sidewalks will be suspended as of 12 p.m. Sunday, April 7 through Monday, April 8th at 6 p.m. According to the National Weather Service, widespread thunderstorms are expected across the Greater New Orleans area on Sunday. Some of those storms could become severe, with damaging winds, large hail, and […]
Earlier this week, Algiers residents received notice that the New Orleans West Bank water supply failed to achieve the minimum percentage reduction for total organic carbon (TOC) required by the Louisiana State Sanitary Code. According to the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO), this failure isn’t an emergency, and the water remains safe […]
Despite near-continuous development, oil, gas, and other petrochemical companies are not finished building new factories and refineries on the Mississippi.
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