Zoe Sullivan

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Company late on repairs to public housing damaged by Isaac

The Estates housing development

Three months after Hurricane Isaac drenched New Orleans, some rental units damaged by the storm remained unrepaired at The Estates, the housing development on the site of the old Desire housing project. All 425 units at The Estates suffered water and other storm damage.

Coal facility, Mississippi River diversion project planned for same site

featured corps image of terminal and diversion


Few would doubt that Louisiana needs both economic development and environmental rejuvenation. At Myrtle Grove, a small river town in Plaquemines Parish, those imperatives make for a critical dilemma: whether to put a priority on rebuilding the coastal land that has been melting into the Gulf of Mexico for decades or capitalize on the state’s geo-strategic location and beef up coal export facilities for hungry foreign markets.