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Atchafalaya Basin Protection Levee Contract Awarded

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has awarded $2.3 million worth Atchafalaya Basin Protection Levee contract to a company from Belle Chasse, LA. The work consists of clearing and vegetation removal, demolition, straddle levee ... Dredging Today, 3 weeks ago
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Entrepreneurial Advice From Comeback Hub New Orleans

Nine years ago in New Orleans, Marion Bracy watched his enterprise drown. After the city's levees broke during Hurricane Katrina, garbage-filled water burbled across the grounds and rose in the buildings of Xavier University, where he was vice ...
 Investor's Business Daily3 weeks ago Former New Orleans Mayor Nagin to appeal bribery conviction  Reuters2 months ago Convicted ex-New Orleans mayor to be sentenced  Sify2 months ago
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Katrina anniversary marked by greater regional cooperation

Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast and unleashed the levee failures in New Orleans that flooded the city for weeks, the Baton Rouge-New Orleans "super region" is thriving, say local economic development officials. "The ...
 Greater Baton Rouge Business Report3 weeks ago New Orleans may have missed signs of canal's collapse  WFMY News 22 weeks ago

Morganza Control Structure Procedures Proposed

Beginning next week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District will host public meetings to discuss proposed operational procedures for the Morganza control structure in future flood events. Based on lessons learned from the historic ...
 Dredging Today1 day ago Corps to Host Armoring Industry Day  Dredging Today3 days ago

Times Picayune: Levee authority asks federal judge to rule new state law can't block suit against energy companies

NOLA.com reports: The east bank levee authority Tuesday asked a federal judge in New Orleans to rule that a new state law designed to block the authority's environmental damages lawsuit against 92 energy companies doesn't apply to the levee body.
 Louisiana Oil and Gas Association1 month ago East bank levee authority meeting postponed a week for lack of quorum  Louisiana Oil and Gas Association2 months ago

National Mall flood levee project nears initial testing phase after three year delay

By , The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday it plans to test the installation procedures for the new 17th Street flood levee on the National Mall this week or next week. The levee is designed to keep flood waters from flowing north on ...
 Washington Post3 days ago

Nine years after Katrina, school workers still fighting for justice

NEW ORLEANS - It's taken nine years, but some 7,000 former New Orleans school workers - teachers, principals, secretaries, social workers, para-professionals and others - may be headed for a multimillion-dollar win of back wages and penalties this ...
 People's World2 weeks ago Hope, resentment in new charter school landscape  Sify1 month ago

Formal notice of Katrina, Rita claims denied

NEW ORLEANS -- In a postscript to ill-fated damage claims made against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers after hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Corps has sent out about 565,000 letters formally notifying victims of those storms that their claims have ...
 Miami Herald1 month ago

In New Orleans, a 10-year sentence for Ray Nagin

When Ray Nagin was elected mayor in 2002, there was real hope that he was a break from the city's sleazy past. Three years later, with his city awash in foul water and rotting corpses, he became something of a national cult hero, raging against the slow, ...
 Sify2 months ago 10-year sentence for ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin  Sify2 months ago

Sentencing nears for former New Orleans mayor

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's steep descent from the days when he was seen as a fresh-faced reformer continues this week when he is sentenced in federal court on 20 criminal charges counts including bribery, money laundering and fraud. Defense attorney ...
 Sify2 months ago
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