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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.


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.


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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