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The Hole Truth

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.22.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I am not a Rhodes Scholar because I have holes in my head, but I recently became a roads scholar because I learned how to patch holes in a road despite being suspended after only 10 minutes on the job.

Louisiana's Waste-Tire Program Cleans Up Its Act

Susan Buchanan | Posted 11.25.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Sept. 23, 2013 edition.) Louisiana's waste tire program, costing over $11 million a year...

Permeable Concrete Tested To Reduce City Street Flooding

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Pervious concrete has been around for twenty years or more, but its use in New Orleans is fairly recent.

Poudre River Tanker Crash Is Second In As Many Weeks

The Fort Collins Coloradoan | Trevor Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A second loaded tanker in as many weeks crashed into the Poudre River on Thursday morning, spilling an estimated 5,000 gallons of liquid asphalt and a...