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Planners showcase urban water’s role in rebuilding New Orleans area parishes, economic development

Almost nine years after Hurricane Katrina, everyone knows how water can “work against” New Orleans. Now, Orleans and its neighboring… Read More »

8/01/2014 | Read Story »

Yuhuang Chemical Announces Investment In Louisiana Methanol Project

Yuhuang Chemical CEO Charlie Yao has announced that the company will make a $1.85 billion capital investment in a world-scale… Read More »

7/30/2014 | Read Story »

Building height limits, more public access to New Orleans riverfront in zoning plans

Controlling stormwater, improved access to the riverfront and limits on the height of new buildings are some of the latest… Read More »

7/24/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans Ranks Top 10 City in the World

New Orleans has been named one of the Top 10 Cities in the World by Travel + Leisure magazine.  The… Read More »

7/21/2014 | Read Story »

Employers nationwide struggle to fill positions requiring technical knowledge

Employer searches for workers with skills in science, technology, engineering and math remain slow and expensive. Meanwhile, unemployed workers lacking… Read More »

7/19/2014 | Read Story »

China invests in Louisiana with new world-class methanol plant in Vacherie

Amidst a sugarcane field on the banks of the Mississippi in Vacherie next to St. James High School, Yuhuang Chemical Inc.plans… Read More »

7/17/2014 | Read Story »

Reworking Water

The catastrophic damage wrought by Hurricane Katrina brought nationwide attention to the infrastructure Russian Roulette long-known to the parishes along… Read More »

7/16/2014 | Read Story »

GNO, Inc. announces launch of Coalition for Coastal Resilience and Economy

Last Friday, Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) announced the launch of the Coalition for Coastal Resilience and Economy (CCRE).… Read More »

7/15/2014 | Read Story »