More Equipment, Labor & Temporary Transfer Station Will Immediately Address Trash Issues; Citizens Should Expect Relief Starting Friday

September 21, 2021

Representatives of the city’s two major trash collection contractors – Richards Disposal and Metro Services – said Tuesday that citizens can expect accelerated pick-up of household garbage to begin within the next few days. According to testimony at Tuesday’s City Council Public Works Committee meeting, creative solutions and new sources of labor and equipment are […]

“Our Waterways, Like Our Communities, Are Connected”: NOLA Businesses Are Against Formosa Plastics

April 5, 2021

On April 8, the New Orleans City Council will consider Resolution 92 by Councilwomen Kristin Palmer and Cyndi Nguyen which opposes the construction of Formosa Plastics along the Mississippi River in St. James Parish.  Of course, the complex is not being built in New Orleans, it’s being constructed in St. James, so why should the […]

Mayor Cantrell Issues Statement Regarding Violence Against Asian Americans

March 20, 2021

NEW ORLEANS — Mayor Cantrell today issued the following statement on violence and racism against the Asian American community: “Violence and racism cannot be tolerated in any form,” said Mayor LaToya Cantrell. “We would not be New Orleans without our vibrant Vietnamese American and Asian American Pacific Islander brothers and sisters. To our AAPI community here and […]

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