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  • Something in the Water: Part 2

    May 13, 2011 12:09 AM

    Roughly half of all Louisiana lakes, rivers and bayous have a mercury or chemical advisory when it comes to eating fish. But getting people to pay attention to the health risks and following the State's recommendations has its challenges. For many anglers, their favorite past time or lifestyle started... more »
  • U.S. EPA Protects Public Health with Mercury and Air Toxics Rule

    March 16, 2011 3:44 PM

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) protected public health today by issuing a new standard to cut mercury and other toxic air pollutants from power plants. The EPA estimates that each year the standard, commonly referred to as the "Mercury and Air Toxics Rule," will reduce mercury from power plants by... more »
  • Dealership Readies for Life After Mercury

    October 10, 2010 6:57 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - A longtime car dealer in suburban New Orleans is preparing for business after the Mercury brand is gone. The general manager of Marshall Bros. Lincoln-Mercury Inc. says the firm will begin construction of a new dealership building in January. Scott Preston told CityBusiness of New Orleans... more »
  • Household Chemical Drop-off Day Coming Up

    October 29, 2009 12:58 PM

    Residents in Lafayette can make their homes and community a bit cleaner and safer by attending Consolidated Government's "household chemical drop-off day" this Saturday (Oct. 31) from 8 a.m. until noon at the Cajun Field parking lot. Residents must live in the city of Lafayette or unincorporated areas of Lafayette... more »

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