Groundwork New Orleans (GWNO) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are teaming up again to address environmental justice issues in New Orleans. EPA recently awarded $120,000 to GWNO to support a two-year project that will create an adaptable outdoor curriculum focused on watershed and stormwater management for local youth and residents.
Five sites added and three proposed nationally
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has added the Delta Shipyard site in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites, a list of sites that pose risks to people’s health and the environment. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites in the country.
Proposal to Lower the Standard Would Jeopardize Manufacturing Expansion
American Chemistry Council (ACC) Vice President of Regulatory & Technical Affairs Michael Walls testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee minority briefing in Lake Charles, La. regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) anticipated proposal to lower the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $485,000 to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for testing water quality along the state’s Gulf Coast. The sampling results will contribute to EPA’s National Coastal Conditions Assessment (NCCA).
Known for her abstract expressionist paintings, the seven solo exhibitions will feature a different theme from over 4,000 works of art
The Lucky Sevens is a series of solo exhibitions in Shreveport/Bossier, Louisiana featuring artist Marlene Tseng Yu. There will be 7 shows at 7 local institutions beginning with her 70th solo exhibition in her 77th year. Different from a traveling show, each exhibition features a different theme and selections from her 4000+ paintings, 35+ series, and 50+ years of "Forces of Nature" creations, ranging from 16 inches to 37 feet long or 18 feet high.
Audubon Zoo recently welcomed an addition to its animal collection and it’s a big one: Bonnie, a 15–year–old Southern White Rhino weighing in at more than two tons. She joins Audubon Zoo’s lone male rhino, Saba, and two other females, Yvonne and Macite, age 51, the world’s oldest rhino in captivity.