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Certain environmental groups, particularly the Sierra Club are voicing their concerns over a major Nucor facility that have been touted by the Jindal administration, government officials, the Louisiana Economic Development and others as a major coup for Louisiana.  

The Sierra Club released a statement on Tuesday in which it said the facility had a “myriad of problems”.  The organization also said some citizens were also concerned with facility.

According to Jason La Canfora of NFL Network at NFL.com, a MRI exam (magnetic resonance imaging exam on the collarbone of playoff-bound, Reggie Bush,  was normal, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Louisiana Businessstories summary: Fitch Ratings places Whitney Holding Corp on Rating Watching Evolving; Louisiana Governor Jindal annonces new acid plant in North Louisiana;   New Orleans Saints star, Jeremy Shockey becomes a Cult spokesman;

Bobby JindalAdding to a string of successes for December 2010, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal  joined Myriant Technologies LLC Chairman and CEO Stephen Gatto and Port of Lake Providence Director Wyly Gilfoil to announce Myriant Technologies, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Myriant Lake Providence Inc., will soon begin building a new 392,000-square-foot plant at the Port of Lake Providence that will be the world's largest bio-based succinic acid plant.

New Orleans Events: New Year's Eve Week
Tuesday, 28 December 2010 13:43

Margarita Bergen, New Orleans EventsDarling friends,

New Orleans Events on New Year's Eve Week:

Happy Holidays.

I am not much into football, but last night I was glued to the TV watching and cheering the Saints. They sure rose to the occasion: 17-14 against the Falcons. Keep it  up Saints- We Believe!

 Now that Christmas is over and New Years is on its way, wh's events are in store for you in New Orleans?

Here's today's list from LaFete News for Monday, December 27, 2010    

Louisiana Economic Development and the Bobby Jindal adminisration have announced a series of “good news” stories for Christmas 2010.  On Wednesday, it announced that Site Selection Magazine has picked it to be tops in the nation for 2010.  It also announced more expansion of Benchmark Bank.  On Thursday, Louisiana Economic Development announced that Manpower Inc expects Baton Rouge and Louisiana, in general, to do better than the national average for 2011. 

It’s history.  For the first time since receiving constitutional authority, the Louisiana Legislature has agreed to call itself into special session.  The session, while special, could be quite contentious given the nature of subject—reapportionment.

December 22, 2010-In a press release issued Wednesday called "Jindals Lack of Diversity and Pay To Play Practices", The Louisiana Black caucus has criticized Governor Bobby Jindal for what it calls “unethical” practice for appointing campaign contributors for high political boards and commissions despite the governor’s election campaign and inaugural statements.

Louisiana and the Bobby Jindal administration made a “good list” today as Business Facilities named it winner of the 2010 "State of the Year." award.

TheBusiness Facilities "State of the Year" Award evaluates each state's top five projects in terms of overall investment and job creation, and factors in the state's execution of its economic development strategy and the diversity and growth potential of its target industries.

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