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April 13, 2009

FAREWELL TO THE WETLANDS AND BAY0US

As I flew out of New Orleans after the holidays this year, I looked down on the bayous that border what’s known mainly as the 9th Ward.  Having lived in New Orleans and Metairie (a suburb) we all knew how low the 9th Ward was, and that when there was a severe enough storm (considering that Lake Pontchartrain is like a saucer) it would flood big time. … Read the rest

Mr. Van Jones Goes To Washington

van_jones_e_blastGreen job advocate Van Jones has been added to the Obama economic team and he says his new job entails “creating new policies going forward and trying to make sure as we design new policies that we build in smart ideas.”

According to Green For All, on March 16, Jones is to become Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ).… Read the rest