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Metairie park to become demonstration project for ‘living with water’

Until last spring, Jefferson Parish had rather conventional plans for Bayou Metairie Park. Nothing ambitious, just a standard landscaping and […]

12/25/2015 | Read Story »

New program fast tracks workforce training courses

Greater New Orleans, Inc. and the Louisiana Department of Education are partnering to offer a Supplemental Course Academy Open Enrollment […]

12/22/2015 | Read Story »

2015 fruitful year for local economic development

It’s a great time to be an economic developer in New Orleans. So much of our work is done behind […]

12/18/2015 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans, Inc. Reviews Progress on Urban Water Plan

The Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan, which was released in September 2013, directly addresses groundwater and storm water as […]

12/18/2015 | Read Story »

Orleans and Jefferson parishes pursue new water strategies

If anything has been learned from a regional water study that began ten years ago, it’s that results require persistence, […]

12/14/2015 | Read Story »

FEMA money to pay for years of streets, pipes work, but still less than city needs

Work to reconstruct cratered, cracked and crumbling neighborhood streets throughout New Orleans — a goal long sought by residents and […]

12/12/2015 | Read Story »

Region’s Comprehesive Water Plan Marks Second Year

A comprehensive water-management plan for the greater New Orleans region is marking its second year. Partners in the program say […]

12/9/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans’ Urban Water Plan: A search for success and money

“Are they really going to do this, or are they going to go back to the way they were?” That […]

12/9/2015 | Read Story »