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Topical Storm Lee: Nearing the Louisiana Coast

Updated 8am 9-3-11 Tropical Storm Lee nears the Louisiana Gulf Coast Saturday morning packing maximum sustained winds of 60 mph. Tornado warning are being put up all over the Louisiana coast. The storm is a slow-mover which will set it up to dump as much as 20″ of ran along some parts of it’s track. Flood watches and warnings have ...

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Six Years After Hurricane Katrina, Grassroots Organizations Lead Gulf Recovery

Community Leaders Across the Gulf Coast Call for National Support NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Six years after Hurricane Katrina, poor and low-income residents, African-Americans, immigrants, indigenous populations, and other at-risk communities living along the Gulf Coast report that the storm’s devastating effects continue to be felt. The need for environmental restoration, affordable housing, employment opportunities, the right to return ...

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White House Nominates Gulf Coast Fund Director as ‘Champion of Change’

NEW ORLEANS, July 18, 2011 — LaTosha Brown, Director of the Gulf Coast Fund for Community Renewal and Ecological Health (, has been nominated as a “Champion of Change” by the White House for her work to help the Gulf Coast recover from the BP drilling disaster. The Gulf Coast Fund is a community-led philanthropy working towards a just and ...

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Breitling Oil and Gas Announces Exploration in Louisiana

IRVING, Texas, June 14, 2011 — Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, an independent exploration and production company based in Irving, Texas, announced that it has spud the Breitling-Sandy Run #1 prospect in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana on June 12, 2011. The Breitling-Sandy Run #1 is a 3800′ well and is targeting Miocene Sands which showed seismic amplitude anomalies on a ...

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