Nearly 1,000 US Based Food-Related Non-Profits Recognized in this Year's Annual Good Food Org Guide Published by the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank
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.
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.
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.
One 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.