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The Louisiana Solar Fight: Local Property Rights VS. Electric Utility Profits

 

GSREIA logoRestrictions by Electric Monopolies to end Consumer Choice for Solar as Early as February 26 - Businesses Bracing for Impact; Thousands of Jobs in Jeopardy

Elected officials at the Louisiana Public Service Commission may vote this month on whether to defend basic property rights and energy choice for citizens, or protect the profits of corporations and "co-ops" that enjoy monopoly status in the electric utility business.

As a result of filings by monopoly utilities on Feb. 19, the rights of 99.5 percent of Louisiana residents to benefit from solar net metering could be revoked. Meanwhile, small businesses and thousands of workers around the state are bracing for the devastating economic impact.

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Greenbuild 2014 Delivers Strong Event in New Orleans

Education, LivingHome, Net Zero Zone, Opening Plenary & Celebration & Community Engagement Highlights of the Week

Hanley Wood and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) have announced the results of the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, held October 22-24 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Attendance at the event totaled 17,507, with 552 exhibiting companies participating in 142,000 square feet of exhibit and display space on the trade show floor.

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New Orleans Web Design & SEO Firm Acquires Client Joule Energy

 

New Orleans Web Design & SEO Firm Acquires Client Joule EnergyInfintech Designs is an SEO and digital marketing company that serves many businesses with quality consulting for web design and internet marketing. 

Brian Hong and the team at Infintech Designs have built a reputation on delivering quality SEO and digital marketing services to companies throughout the USA. Joule Energy, one of Louisiana's leading solar panel sales and installation companies for residential and commercial customers, has trusted their digital marketing, SEM, SEO and web consulting tasks to Infintech Designs.

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EPA Finalizes Agreement for Cleanup at Camp Minden, LA

 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized an agreement with the Louisiana Department of Environmental (LDEQ), Louisiana Military Department (LMD), and the U.S. Army (Army) to dispose of 15 million pounds of abandoned explosives at Camp Minden, La.

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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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