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“Potential” Residents’ Housing Shortage

Survey: Renaming Palmer Park

The City Council is likely to move on the renamings 3 June, so here is a survey for you to take. It includes suggestions from Carrollton United, our conversations in CRNA the past year or two, and also the recomendation from the Renaming Commission. Feel free to share with other Carrollton residents.


Comment TODAY 5/18 on Council’s Renewable and Clean Energy Portfolio Standard

The City Council Utilities Committee meets tomorrow (Wed 5/19). Don’t miss this opportunity to make your voice heard on the City Council’s Renewable and Clean Portfolio Standard. This standard requires that, by the year 2045, all electricity supplied by Entergy comes from energy that does not add to the climate crisis.  Let the Council know you support the standard without nuclear energy. Ask your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers to do the same.

Click here to submit your comments TODAY to the City Council Utility Committee on Agenda #3 Renewable and Clean Portfolio Standard.

Or go to — https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=hfTLCLccAkqaIQ3ZtFuf98I9yJ3iAzBPkaxG3eAaVeNUNFFTUEFIMEhKOUNOWFpRMEhIMTU1VlJENS4u

The deadline for comments is tomorrow (Wed., May 18 at 10:00 am).

For more info, check out the fact sheet by Energy Future New Orleans.

Thanks to the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice for this handy reminder!

914 Dante St: Uptown Messenger Article

Several facts in this article are wrong (Hooper is the owner, not an employee of Riverlake, and no formal subdivision request has yet been made), and several important points made during the interview were left out (ie, losing green space for water retention, etc.). But here it is. Thanks to Betty and Jill for doing interviews.

Please see the following article on the historic property at 914 Dante.

Online Survey: SWB Industrial Noise & Pollution

Please do our survey about the Sewerage & Water Board noise and air pollution. EVEN IF you are not directly impacted, you can express concern for those who are. Feel free to share the link far and wide.

Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/B7H3FPX

Industrial Noise-Pollution Petition & Survey

Today (5/15) several CRNA board members walked around a petition and a survey. The same will take place tomorrow. The target area is nearby residences, businesses, churches, and people on both sides of Leonidas, near SWB Carrollton plant. The petition states that the signer is concerned about the effects of the SWB industrial noise and pollution. The survey asks if the person is affected, how, and such.

The aims are to (1) get documentation that people ARE affected and ARE concerned (whether they are personally affected or not) and (2) let people know that their voices are being amplified and (3) encourage people to contact us, attend meetings, or just email us their experiences.

It is disturbing how many of the people we spoke with today are affected and yet have not been reached out to about this.

15 May Update: SWB’s Turbine 4

SWB T4 (turbine 4) was supposed to start up again, or at least be installed, on 9 May. SWB has been testing it since then, perhaps delayed a bit by the troubles that caused our most recent boil-water advisory, I don’t know. They said Thursday that testing would continue through the weekend if necessary. The public has been told that the noise will be greatly reduced when it comes online.

Today, 15 May, we were told by Ghassan: “they are still relying on T1 and that ‘T4 tripped offline twice yesterday’.” He hopes that there is no need for the EMDs (diesel generators).

Restorative Justice & Diversion Presentation, 24 May

This is going to be a very informative presentation. I encourage everyone to take part. It’s free.

Restorative Justice & Diversion: From Prosecution to Incarceration
Mon 24 May, 6:00-7:30 via Zoom

Zoom registration: https://tinyurl.com/yvvr6cd5

With a new DA, things are changing in New Orleans. Learn what you as a community member need to know and can do to help make our public safety system more focussed on serious violent crime, crime survivor needs and better outcomes for people who are arrested, their families, and the community as a whole.
Sponsored by:
The St Charles Center for
Carrollton Area Network
Center for Restorative Approaches

SWB Noise Poll

We’ve created a poll on Nextdoor that asks CRNA residents about the industrial noise and pollution generated by the SWB Carrollton plant. Feel free to share.

Find it here: https://nextdoor.com/p/68szfdjdttwT?utm_source=share&extras=MjA2MDU2NA%3D%3D

NONPACC meeting tonight 5/11

This is the Second District’s monthly NONPACC meeting. Starts at 6:30 p.m.

Edgar Staehle is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: NOPD 2nd District’s NONPACC “Zoom”

Meeting Time: May 11, 2021 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/8223786088?pwd=eFBSdHNNMFFFeUVKYjBaQkZJNE9aZz09
Meeting ID: 822 378 6088 Passcode: n6RpH1