In a mid-afternoon Rose Garden speech, President Donald Trump announced that the United States will pull out of the Paris climate agreement reached in 2015, which set out to limit the world's carbon emissions and slow the pace of global warming.
What's been happening in Flint, Michigan is an absolute tragedy. Children and citizens suffering from lead poisoning and who knows what other health risks is heartbreaking. How sure are we that something like this won't happen here? As I just learned, there's reportedly a potential environmental disaster right below our feet.
Reminder for LUS customers: Check the chart below before you turn on your sprinkler. Enforcement of the water conservation ordinance, aimed at combating low water pressure during peak hours (late afternoon and evening) is May 1 through September 30 of each year...
Do your part to keep Lafayette clean and safe- and get that old paint and weed killer out of your garage or shed! Bring your old household chemicals to the Cajun Field Parking Lot for proper disposal this Saturday.
Although Earth Day is officially on April 22, 2012, Lafayette will begin the celebration early! On April 15 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., at Vermilionville, the Bayou Vermilion District celebrates Earth Day to help inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment.