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2011-06-23 13:47:00

Former U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service director a coastal restoration advocate NEW ORLEANS, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- H. Dale Hall, CEO of Ducks Unlimited Inc. and former director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has joined the board of directors of the America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF). R. King Milling, AWF chairman, said that Hall brings "vast conservation knowledge and experience to the Foundation and has been an outstanding contributor to the coastal restoration...

2011-04-14 18:01:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The introduction today by Senators Landrieu and Vitter of "RESTORE the Gulf Coast Act of 2011" represents an important milestone in securing essential funding for the restoration of the Gulf Coast, particularly the dramatic land loss in the Mississippi River Delta that threatens the environmental and economic stability of the region. The legislation rightfully directs 80% of BP oil spill penalties to areas most hard hit by the impacts...

2011-02-15 10:00:00

America's WETLAND Foundation launches new program to assist communities in preparing for their future BELLE CHASSE, La., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF) announced the "Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities: Envisioning the Future of America's Energy Coast" (BRRC) initiative today to help Gulf Coast communities from Texas to Florida prepare for resiliency against the threats of storms, rising sea levels, and disasters like the BP oil spill. The...

2011-02-15 09:09:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) and America's WETLAND Foundation today announced the "Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities: Envisioning the Future of America's Energy Coast" initiative. The BRRC initiative was conceived as a way to help Gulf Coast communities prepare for resiliency against the threats of storms, rising sea levels and disasters like the BP oil spill. The BRRC will be chaired by Louisiana Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and co-chaired by Buddy...

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2010-10-21 10:45:00

Communities in the Gulf Coast area, many of which have already fallen victim to devastating hurricanes and massive man-made environmental disasters, could face in excess of $350 billion is losses over the next two decades due to climate change and related factors, according to a report released Wednesday by the Entergy Corporation and America's Wetland Foundation. According to the study, annual economic losses in some 77 coastal parishes and counties in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and...


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