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EPA Awards Louisiana $137,000 to Reduce Asbestos Exposure in Schools

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality a grant to help reduce asbestos exposure in schools. The $137,000 grant will go toward compliance monitoring and assistance, public outreach, inspections, enforcement actions, and ensuring workers are properly trained and accredited.

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GreenBuild 2014 Coming to the Big Easy

Largest U.S. Sustainable Building Conference and Expo Taking Place in New Orleans October 22-24

Excitement and buzz are building as the final preparations take place for the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, scheduled for Oct. 22-24 at the Morial Convention Center.

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CITGO Commemorates Ninth Anniversary Of Hurricane Rita; Leads Local Volunteers In Effort To Restore Holly Beach, Louisiana

CITGO Petroleum Corporation, in partnership with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL), commemorated the nine-year anniversary of Hurricane Rita with a volunteer event to plant 70,000 dune grass plugs along a five-mile stretch of Holly Beach. The project is part of the CITGO Caring for Our Coast initiative, a yearlong environmental conservation and restoration program that celebrates the resilience and recovery of the region in the almost 10 years since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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