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Solar rights now the law in Louisiana

Solar rights now the law in Louisiana

The current oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico has further cemented Louisiana’s image as an “oil state” in the public mind… and as someone who grew up there, I can attest this isn’t a myth. Yet while arguments continue over the role offshore oil drilling should play in the state’s economy, Louisiana has also moved quietly, but decisively, into the solar age. The state features generous tax incentives for home solar installation, and, in 2009, became one of the first to establish a statewide property-assessed clean energy financing (PACE) program.

Hurricane Ike Rampages Across Cuba, Threatens Gulf Coast

Hurricane Ike Rampages Across Cuba, Threatens Gulf Coast

MIAMI, Florida, September 8, 2008 (ENS) – The state of Florida has received an emergency declaration to assist Monroe County which is currently evacuating residents from the Florida Keys in advance of Hurricane Ike, Governor Charlie Crist announced today. “Florida is facing a dangerous threat from Hurricane Ike,” said Governor Crist. “We remain grateful to…

Louisiana to Invest $1 Billion in Coastal Protection, Restoration

Louisiana to Invest $1 Billion in Coastal Protection, Restoration

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, August 13, 2008 (ENS) – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced plans for more than $1 billion in coastal protection and restoration projects in Louisiana – the largest investment in coastal protection in Louisiana history These projects, along with nearly $15 billion in ongoing coastal restoration and hurricane protection projects in New Orleans…