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The worst natural disaster in U.S. history has brought out the best of human nature in Greater Houston.


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The worst natural disaster in U.S. history has brought out the best of human nature in Greater Houston.

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Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Gulf Coast articles below.


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The worst natural disaster in U.S. history has brought out the best of human nature in Greater Houston.

Hurricane Katrina A Decade Later: A Look Back, A Look Ahead

A decade ago, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast, forcing more than a million people from their homes and taking more than 1,800 lives. A look at how the region has recovered.

Ecoserv To Bring More Than 100 Jobs To Lafayette, LA Region

Ecoserv offers fully integrated, cost-effective and environmentally friendly specialized cleaning, waste management and disposal services for the upstream oil and gas industry.

Dow Creating Nearly 100 Jobs, Investing Nearly $2.5 Billion In Brazoria County, TX

This TEF investment will support the company's new manufacturing facilities aligned to Dow's performance plastics franchise, which will produce a range of polyolefins and elastomer products using ethylene produced at the company's new ethylene unit in Texas.

Deepwater Horizon: Three Years Later

Legal settlements from the massive BP oil spill, which could total $42 billion, will generate a gusher of economic development funds for the Gulf Coast.

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Location Spotlight: Wheeling, Illinois

Located in the heart of Chicago’s prestigious northern suburbs, Wheeling is a diverse and dynamic community of 40,000 people, distinguished by its unique balance of industry, commercial development, and residential neighborhoods.

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Georgia Ports Authority: Garden City Terminal Expansion

At 1,200 acres, the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal is North America’s largest single container terminal. Over the next decade, Georgia Ports Authority plans to expand the Port of Savannah’s annual capacity by 45 percent — from 5.5 million twenty-foot equivalent units to 8 million TEUs per year. Learn more.