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On 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, CITGO Leads Louisiana Coastal Restoration Efforts

Company joins with Restore the Earth Foundation & Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to reinvigorate and protect coastal habitats
Press Release

NEW ORLEANS, August 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ – This weekend, CITGO Petroleum Corporation partnered with Restore the Earth Foundation and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by leading volunteers in coastal restoration efforts at the Pass a Loutre Wildlife Management Area (WMA). The event, during which volunteers planted 1,000 trees across critical forested wetland sites to prevent coastal erosion, is part of a broader CITGO commitment to the Gulf Coast region known as Caring for Our Coast.

CITGO Donation Funds New Playground for New Orleans Children

CITGO supports the KaBOOM! Operation Playground initiative to continue rebuilding New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina
Press Release

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Today, New Orleans children are receiving a new playground in Eastshore Park as part of a donation from CITGO Petroleum Corporation to KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives of all kids. Nearly 100 volunteers from the New Orleans community and the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) are gathering to construct this playground – taking part in equipment assembly, painting, carpentry, gardening and more – two days before the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

10 Years After Katrina, A Roadmap For Disaster Relief

Hurricane Katrina provides key lessons for how we can better respond to future disasters.
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Zack Rosenburg | St. Bernard Project 
 

Kaiser Permanente and Points of Light Honor Exceptional Disaster Relief Volunteers With Award Created by President George H. W. Bush

Daily Point of Light Award Celebrates Volunteers During the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
Press Release

ATLANTA, August 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Kaiser Permanente and Points of Light today announced that volunteers from across the country who served along the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina are being honored with the Daily Point of Light Award. One honoree left in the middle of the night to get to Biloxi, Mississippi, to help coordinate evacuation.

Brad Pitt Makes it Right for Native Americans

A new approach to housing for Indigenous Peoples
Blog

By Jason Campbell, founder and CEO of Arete Development Group

In spite of my lack of writing prowess I have chosen to share a story that in many ways parallels one that many of us are familiar with: the story of David and Goliath. Before we follow the path of David and before we identify Goliath, I would first like to share my story.

DIRECTV Builds a New Orleans Playground

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Hundreds of DIRECTV employees, dealers and partners joined together with nonprofit partner, KaBOOM! and members of the Jefferson Parish community to build a nearly 10,000-square-foot playground and revitalize the surrounding park to provide children in this New Orleans community with a safe place to play.

What is World Class EHS, and How to Achieve It

5 Key Dimensions of a Safe, Sustainable Enterprise
Blog

Last year, I had the pleasure of hearing Gary Rosenblum of the Campbell Institute speak at the SAP Conference for Environment, Health and Safety Management in Houston.  The Campbell Institute is the EHS Center of Excellence of the National Safety Council.  It’s a forum for leaders in EHS to exchange ideas and collaborate across industry sectors to identify and refine best EHS practices, and a platform to prese

LG Electronics Champions Energy Efficient Technologies at 2014 Greenbuild Expo

Named Leading Technology Provider for ‘GreenZone’ Community Center, LG Outfits Sustainable Facility with Air Conditioning Solutions, Electronics, Appliances
Press Release

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/– Underscoring its commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainable technologies, LG Electronics USA is playing a major role at the premier event for sustainable building, the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, which opens here today.

Wildlife Gets New Habitat on Lake Pontchartrain South Shore

Volunteers Help Plant Grasses to Break Up Concrete with Wetland
Article

The plants sticking up through the muddy ground at Bayou St. John on Tuesday afternoon didn’t look like much, but in one, maybe two growing seasons, they should transform this area into a mini wetland.

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