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America's WETLAND Foundation Lauds Steady and Experienced Leader for Coastal Authority

Edward's Administration Bradberry appointment as coastal chief viewed as impressive first step

With 74 percent of Louisiana voters citing coastal erosion as the issue of their lifetime, a change of administration for the state might pose worrisome doubts about steadying the state of coastal restoration and protection. After meeting with new coastal leadership, the America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF) issued the following statement by Foundation senior advisor, Sidney Coffee.

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First Phase of GIWW Shoreline Stabilization and Restoration Project Complete

Phase One of the America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF) Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) Shoreline Stabilization and Restoration Project is complete; one mile of Vegetated EcoShield™ has been installed and planted to create habitat and to provide protection from storm surge for the community of Larose and for critical energy infrastructure.

Phase One of the project stabilizes the Gulf-facing side of the GIWW where embankments are continuously lost to tidal surge, threatening freshwater marshes with saltwater intrusion and taking with it private lands bordering the canal.

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TruStar Energy Opens Public CNG Fueling Station in Lafayette, LA

TruStar Energy's new Lafayette, LA compressed natural gas fueling station.Company-Owned Public Station Will Help Meet Louisiana Fleets' Growing Demand for CNG

TruStar Energy, one of the nation's leading developers of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling stations, announced today that it has opened a company-owned public CNG fueling station at 515 E. Verot School Road, Lafayette, LA. The company's new station will help facilitate continued growth of natural gas as a transportation fuel in the Louisianamarket.

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Loyola University New Orleans Presents 2015 Integritas Vitae Award

High honor will go to Tidewater founder, executive, philanthropist John P. Laborde

 

Loyola University New Orleans presents one of its highest honors next week to Tidewater Inc. executive John P. Laborde, H ’96. The Integritas Vitae Award 2015 will be presented at the university’s annual 1912 Society Dinner, to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10 at the Roosevelt Hotel New Orleans, 123 Roosevelt Way.

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New Orleans Solar Startup Partners with City of New Orleans to Help Power a Resilient City Hall

Louisiana's fastest growing private company, PosiGen Solar Solutions, marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by making an unprecedented clean energy contribution to the City of New Orleans to help create a resilient City HallOne of America's Fastest Growing Companies Gives Back to Its Hometown

Louisiana's fastest growing private company, PosiGen Solar Solutions, marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by making an unprecedented clean energy contribution to the City of New Orleans to help create a resilient City Hall. PosiGen, with generous partners SimpliPhi Power and Schneider Electric, is providing 25 kW of solar PV panels, energy storage and an educational monitoring display for the public. The rooftop solar installation will deliver clean power for City Hall to reduce energy costs, as well as provide backup power in the event of power disruptions or a future natural disaster.

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