implosion http://wwno.org en Palace Hotel Implodes To Make Way For University Medical Center http://wwno.org/post/palace-hotel-implodes-make-way-university-medical-center <p>Only rubble remains of the old Palace Hotel in New Orleans. State officials say the implosion of the 17-story building next to I-10 went as scheduled. Mon, 23 Jul 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 16302 at http://wwno.org As planned, hotel imploded in New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/planned-hotel-imploded-new-orleans <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A 17-story hotel was imploded on Sunday after months of delay.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The old Pallas Hotel on Canal Street was blown up at 8 a.m. with 400 tons of explosives, creating a huge plume of smoke. State officials say the demolition went smoothly but inspections continue.</p> Sun, 22 Jul 2012 18:00:36 +0000 The Associated Press 16290 at http://wwno.org State will move residents before Sunday implosion http://wwno.org/post/state-will-move-residents-sunday-implosion <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">State officials say they will send buses to the Iberville public housing development to move residents before Sunday&#39;s planned implosion of a former hotel near.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Times-Picayune reports&nbsp;some residents worried that the implosion, planned for Sunday morning, would shower the development with dust.</p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 13:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 16225 at http://wwno.org Residents worry about dust from pending implosion http://wwno.org/post/residents-worry-about-dust-pending-implosion <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Public housing residents near a 17-story hotel slated to be imploded Sunday in New Orleans are worried about dust blanketing their homes.</p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 17:51:54 +0000 The Associated Press 16019 at http://wwno.org