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Mayor Landrieu Announces Plan to Install Solar-Powered Trash Compactors for French Quarter and DDD

Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the Department and Sanitation today unveiled a plan to install BigBelly solar-powered trash compactors in the French Quarter, Downtown Development District (DDD), and other high-profile locations throughout the city. The trash compactors will significantly reduce the frequency of trash collection, reduce overflows of litter, and secure trash containers

DOE Helps Build Four New Energy-Saving Homes in New Orleans

New Orleans, LA - January 09, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — DOE announced on December 19 that four newly constructed homes in New Orleans, Louisiana, are the first in that city to meet the energy performance goals of the Builders Challenge.

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AWWA COMMENDS CONGRESS FOR INCLUDING DRINKING WATER PROTECTION MEASURES IN FARM...

The American Water Works Association, the largest association of water professionals in the world, today applauded the U.S. Congress for passing a Farm Bill that recognizes the importance of protecting drinking water sources from nutrient runoff.