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2014-04-14 23:06:49

If Louisiana doesn't make changes to stay competitive in the oil and gas industry, it could miss out on tremendous opportunities in the near future, according to Chem Rock Technologies. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 As the process of hydraulic fracturing turns 65 years old, many have taken the time to take a step back and examine its impact on the oil and gas industry in various parts of the country and world. States like North Dakota and Texas have received major booms in the industry in...

2014-04-14 23:05:17

Ticket Down has slashed pricing on tickets for the upcoming Paul McCartney concert at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. This well-known secondary ticket exchange is also offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon code PAUL-MCCARTNEY-2014 for extra savings off their already low discounted prices. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Ticket Down is a dependable and safe source of cheap Paul McCartney Tickets at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana....

2014-04-14 12:25:59

NEW ORLEANS, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental innovators in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas are implementing solutions for the management of the mid-South's natural and environmental resources through a $500,000 grant from Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) to The Nature Conservancy. The announcement is early recognition by both organizations of Earth Day April 22. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140414/73022 With support from Entergy's Environmental...

2014-04-14 12:22:55

HOUSTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced the completion of its Blades 33H-1 (66.7% WI) well in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. The well has achieved a peak 24-hour average production rate to date of 1,270 barrels of oil equivalent ("BOE") per day, comprised of 1,250 barrels of oil and 115 Mcf of gas on a 14/64 inch choke from an approximate 5,000 foot lateral. The well landed in the Company's lower target, was drilled and...

2014-04-10 23:00:51

Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel proudly donated $32,151 dollars to Susan G. Komen Acadiana this morning. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel proudly donated $32,151 dollars to Susan G. Komen Acadiana this morning. The total amount represents a $25,000 title sponsorship and the amount raised from the recent Chitimacha Daylight Dash for Komen run hosted by Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel in Charenton, LA. "Our employees are very passionate about this cause, evidenced...

2014-04-08 23:33:11

The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine announces their participation in National Public Health Week. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine will celebrate National Public Health Week at both the downtown campus where graduate classes are held as well as on the uptown campus where university undergraduate classes are held. Events will also be held in the community. By the time the week ends, it will be obvious that...

2014-04-08 23:26:21

Participants Come from Near and Far to Experience an Iconic New Orleans Event New Orleans (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic is now gearing up for its 36th race, held this year on Saturday, April 19. The race went through a complete overhaul last year, including a new course, and the shakeup has received nothing but positive reviews. “We received an overwhelmingly positive response to the entire event last year, and we’re excited to be taking those...

2014-04-08 12:32:30

Takeda Pharmaceutical, Eli Lilly found liable for man's bladder cancer LAFAYETTE, La., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Louisiana jury has awarded $9 billion to a New York man and his wife following a trial over the man's claims that his bladder cancer was caused by the popular prescription diabetes drug Actos. Attorneys W. Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm, Richard J. Arsenault of Neblett Beard & Arsenault and Paul J. Pennock of Weitz & Luxenberg represented Terrence and...

2014-04-03 08:27:22

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At this year's 56(th) Annual GRAMMY(TM) Awards, Zydeco favorite Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience took home the "Best American Roots Album" GRAMMY(TM) for Dockside Sessions, released independently via Simien's MusicMatters Records. Following Dockside Sessions' GRAMMY(TM) win, legendary record distributor Select-O-Hits, Inc. joined the Zydeco buzz and picked up the album for distribution. Simien's recent success is one of three...

2014-04-01 23:02:17

Campaign aimed at showcasing how far Louisiana has come in expanding smoke-free environments throughout the state. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL), a program of the Louisiana Cancer Research Center and the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI), recently launched its 2014 statewide media campaign, “On the Move.” The campaign features an interactive concept, utilizing print, broadcast and digital advertising, website...


Latest Louisiana Reference Libraries

Kisatchie National Forest
2013-11-22 11:56:26

Kisatchie National Forest is located in northern areas of Louisiana and is the only national forest in that state. This national forest was established in 1930 by Hoover, thanks to the influence of Caroline Dormon, a preservationist and botanist, and the Louisiana Forestry Department. It is separated into five ranger districts known as Calcasieu, Caney, Catahoula, Kisatchie and Winn districts and protects the Kisatchie Hills Wilderness. The Calcasieu district is located in the southern...

Difference Between Onshore And Offshore Flow
2012-07-16 11:34:51

Onshore flow describes the movement of any weather feature moving towards the shore. The most common weather features that are affiliated with onshore flow are Hurricanes and the daily sea breeze. What happens with a hurricane is the Northeast side of the storm will produce winds out of the Southeast to South which will force the ocean water (Storm Surge) towards the coast along with all the extensive precipitation shields. Another feature is known as the Sea breeze. The sea breeze happens...

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2012-06-14 07:50:06

Symbol: VILU Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, KS, LA, MO, MS, NM, NV, OK, TX, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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2012-06-14 07:50:08

Symbol: VILUL2 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   VIEX Vicia exigua Nutt.     VILEO2 Vicia leavenworthii Torr. & A. Gray var. occidentalis Shinners     VILUL3 Vicia ludoviciana Nutt. var. laxiflora Shinners     VILUL8 Vicia ludoviciana Nutt. var. ludoviciana   vetch   VILUT Vicia ludoviciana Nutt. var. texana (Torr. & A. Gray)...

2012-06-14 08:21:09

Symbol: TRLU2 Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:LA, MS Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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