The Port of New Orleans wants the city to change the official land use for two properties along the Intracoastal Canal so it can develop them. Environmental groups say the wetlands help prevent flooding and act as backup protection against storm surge. The port says they are practically worthless because they lie behind levees and a storm surge barrier.
Our election results map is accompanied by analysis and commentary. We tracked the mayoral and two City Council runoffs.
After it closes next spring, just three traditional schools will remain in the city.
For months, the DA has said it’s too hard to find fake subpoenas. Now he’s trying.
A board committee voted to close the school and hand the building over to Dryades YMCA, which operates a nearby charter school.
Dryades would move younger students at James M. Singleton Charter School to the site.
The oyster and fishing industries have opposed the state’s plan to rebuild its coast by directing river water into eroding wetlands. New research could help oystermen adapt if the diversions make waters inhospitable to oysters. Oystermen say the research is solving the wrong problem.
The Lens will get a database it has sought for more than two years.
Schools run by the Orleans Parish School Board and the Recovery School District received a C this year.
This is the second time in two years the school has been cited for enrollment violations.