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Entries by Susan Buchanan from 02/2012

Views Collide At Meeting On Louisiana's Coastal Plan

| Posted 02.01.2012 | Green

A New Orleans open house held by Louisiana's coastal restoration authority last week on a draft of the state's 2012 Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast drew mixed, earnest and sometimes vehement comments.

New Orleans City Park Won't Lose Green Space As It Develops

| Posted 02.07.2012 | Green

City Park in New Orleans has mostly recovered from Katrina's wrath in 2005, and is building attractions to generate greens fees, entry tickets, concession sales, catering and equipment rentals to cover its operating expenses.

Gulf Coast Wants The RESTORE Act Passed Before A Potential BP Settlement

| Posted 02.17.2012 | Green

Congressional delegates from Louisiana and other Gulf Coast states hope the bipartisan RESTORE Act will be passed soon and before a possible BP settlement with the feds so that BP fines go to coastal states and not Washington's coffers.