Hurricane Isaac http://wwno.org en Entergy New Orleans Power Outage Map http://wwno.org/post/entergy-new-orleans-power-outage-map <p>A real-time map of the current outages affecting Entergy customers in New Orleans and throughout the metro region.</p><p><iframe height="1000" scrolling="no" src="http://viewoutage.entergy.com/nola.aspx" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:05:59 +0000 Jason Saul 18794 at http://wwno.org Love NOLA: In Praise Of New Orleans Resourcefulness http://wwno.org/post/love-nola-praise-new-orleans-resourcefulness <p><em>Virtually everyone who has lived in New Orleans for any length of time has at least one hurricane story. About staying or evacuating. About lights going out or rain coming down. This is a hurricane story of the formal kind — a story about how a proper British lady rode out Hurricane Isaac.</em></p><p> Sun, 15 Sep 2013 18:02:00 +0000 Brett Will Taylor 43906 at http://wwno.org Environmental Groups Seek Stronger Storm Guidelines For Oil And Gas Plants http://wwno.org/post/environmental-groups-seek-stronger-storm-guidelines-oil-and-gas-plants <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A coalition of environmental groups is recommending tougher regulations on oil facilities to prevent possible leaks after severe storms. The group looked at damage reports filed after Hurricane Isaac last year.</span></p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 41045 at http://wwno.org In La., Families Still Searching For Storm-Scattered Remains http://wwno.org/post/la-families-still-searching-storm-scattered-remains Lionel Alverez is in the Promised Land Cemetery again, taking inventory. He has been coming to this cemetery in Plaquemines Parish, La., all his life. The graveyard is hemmed in between the Mississippi River and the marsh on a lonely stretch of highway.<p>Promised Land has been the final resting place for the Alverezes for generations. Alverez, 61, points out several graves, one by one. "Albert Alverez. Huey Alverez and Harold Alverez. My brother Allen is near the rear, back there."<p>Lionel's mother, Leola Alverez, wanted to be entombed here as well. Thu, 23 May 2013 20:44:00 +0000 KEITH O'BRIEN 36005 at http://wwno.org Landrieu Announces $6M in FEMA Grants http://wwno.org/post/landrieu-announces-6m-fema-grants <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">U.S. Sen. Mary L. Landrieu says $6 million in disaster recovery grants related to Hurricanes Isaac and Katrina are heading to Louisiana.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Landrieu says the funds are provided through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Public Assistance Program.</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 17:48:25 +0000 The Associated Press 29728 at http://wwno.org Portions of Elmer's Island to Open http://wwno.org/post/portions-elmers-island-open <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">State wildlife and fisheries regulators have temporarily opened a section of beach along the Elmer's Island Refuge.</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 16:42:30 +0000 The Associated Press 29644 at http://wwno.org Deadline Extended for Isaac Claims http://wwno.org/post/deadline-extended-isaac-claims <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Louisiana property owners with flood insurance policies whose homes or other structures were damaged during Hurricane Isaac have another 30 days to file claims for their flood losses.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Policy owners now have until Feb. 21 to complete their proof of loss.</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 23:30:57 +0000 The Associated Press 27763 at http://wwno.org Baton Rouge Gets $1.5M Grant for Isaac Costs http://wwno.org/post/baton-rouge-gets-15m-grant-isaac-costs <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded East Baton Rouge Parish a $1.5 million grant to help city-parish government with costs associated with Hurricane Isaac.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26735 at http://wwno.org La. to Get More Isaac Recovery Funds http://wwno.org/post/la-get-more-isaac-recovery-funds <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Federal Emergency Management Agency is sending $7.4 million to Louisiana in Hurricane Isaac recovery funds to help impacted families with additional household and education needs and more.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26645 at http://wwno.org Pointe-a-la-Hache Ferry Landing Closed as Unsafe http://wwno.org/post/pointe-la-hache-ferry-landing-closed-unsafe <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Pointe-a-la-Hache ferry landing has been closed indefinitely as unsafe. A Plaquemines Parish news release says the Department of Transportation and Development ordered it closed immediately on Wednesday.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:30:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26678 at http://wwno.org