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  • Groups hope to restore Raccoon Island

    March 18, 2013 9:18 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - A coalition of volunteers from around the country spent the week in Terrebonne Parish working to restore Raccoon Island with a new tool for rebuilding land. The Courier reports the New York-based Restore the Earth Foundation partnered with San Francisco-based For the Bayou. Volunteers from AmeriCorps... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Lafayette Habitat for Humanity ReStore

    February 21, 2013 10:36 AM

    In this segment of the Spirit of Acadiana Scott Brazda reintroduces us to ReStore. Lafayette's Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a "vintage" store for home furnishes and appliances. This Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 ReStore is offering an electronics recycling day. They are accepting donations from 10am until 3pm.
  • Acadiana Crews Head North to Help Restore Power After Sandy

    October 29, 2012 11:28 PM

    Crews from across the country are on their way to the northeast to help restore power outages caused by now Tropical Storm Sandy. They're even getting a little bit of help from Acadiana. At least two local companies sent crews to help areas hit by Sandy, CLECO and Entergy. ... more »
  • States Called on to Restore Anti-Smoking Funds

    February 25, 2012 11:16 PM

    Steve Panetta smoked for 34 years, the last 10 at a three-pack-a-day clip. He watched his father die from lung cancer and his stepfather struggle with emphysema. He tried quitting six times before a state-funded cessation program helped him beat the habit in 2002. Weekends now find him the guest... more »
  • Developed Nations Debate How to Restore Growth

    September 9, 2011 9:21 AM

    MARSEILLE, France (AP) - The finance ministers and central bankers of the world's most developed economies are wrangling over how to revive a faltering economic recovery. Talks at the so-called Group of Seven in Marseille, France, are set Friday to revolve around the scope for growth stimulus at a time... more »

    July 19, 2010 12:47 PM

    Lafayette, LA- Cypress Tees, LLC joined forces with America's WETLAND Foundation's Conservation Corps to help with the oil spill recovery. 30% of the proceeds of 'Bird of Paradise' t-shirt or romper sales will be donated by Cypress Tees to AWF's restorative planting efforts to begin rebuilding Louisiana's damaged coastal nesting... more »
  • Court Rejects Bid to Restore Drilling Moratorium

    July 9, 2010 6:11 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected the federal government's effort to restore an offshore deepwater drilling moratorium, opening the door to resumed drilling in the Gulf while the legal fight continues. The ruling is not the final word on the Obama administration's fight to suspend... more »
  • Coastal Region Economically And Environmentally Will Take Months Rather Than Years To Restore

    June 30, 2010 12:55 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - President Obama's point man overseeing the cleanup of the massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico expects a plan to restore the coastal region economically and environmentally will take months rather than years. U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says there are already numerous studies that... more »
  • State of the Coast Conference

    June 8, 2010 7:21 PM

    Three organizations are gathering in Baton Rouge to discuss the Gulf Oil Spill's effects on Louisiana's wetlands. Over 650 people are attending the State of the Coast Conference. The groups: The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, The US Army Corps of Engineers, and The Coalition to Restore Coastal... more »
  • Power Crews Work To Restore Power In Lafayette Parish

    January 12, 2010 6:37 PM

    Almost 300 households are still without power after power crews. Series of problems kept Entergy from being able to finish placing new lines. The wire they put up after yesterday's outage burned. So today, a larger wire was installed. Then, that one broke the pole. Crews also hit a... more »

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