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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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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,… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

12/9/2015 | Read Story »