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National publication says La. has ‘best business climate’ in the country

For the first time, the economic development publication Business Facilities ranks Louisiana as the top state in the category of… Read More »

8/6/2014 | Read Story »

National group examines New Orleans plans for managing and living with water

The National Association of Counties this month is highlighting plans for water management in New Orleans in an article discussing… Read More »

8/6/2014 | Read Story »

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 »