The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to redesignate the Baton Rouge, La., area as being in attainment of federal health-based ozone standards. The state of Louisiana requested the redesignation based on three years of air quality data showing the metropolitan area of Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, and West Baton Rouge Parishes meets the 2008 8-hour ozone standard of 0.075 parts per million (ppm). EPA also proposes to approve the state’s plan for maintaining the standard.
Stopping Coastal Erosion Requires Urgency and Action
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $60,000 to the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation to help protect and restore urban waters in the New Orleans area. The grant will also support community revitalization and other local priorities.
Third Annual ShiftCon Social Media Conference Moves to New Orleans to Reach Even More Eco-Wellness Bloggers and Healthy Lifestyles Influencers
3rd Annual ShiftCon – the premier eco-wellness social media conference – will be held Dec. 1-3 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.
From voluntary GMO labeling and artificial ingredient removal to increased legislative banning of toxic substances, the food, health, and environmental landscape is rapidly changing. And for every positive shift, it’s been the power of consumers and advocates using their voices, their networks, and their wallets to create change.
CenturyLink joins U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings Challenge for energy efficiency improvements in data centers
Signals ongoing commitment to operational excellence and innovation
CenturyLink, Inc. announced that it has joined the U.S. Energy Department's Better Buildings Challenge, a leadership initiative aiming to create energy efficiency solutions and accelerate investments for companies, organizations and local government. CenturyLink's goal is to reduce non-IT load energy consumption in its U.S. data centers by 25 percent by 2023.