Recovery czar wants to turn New Orleans East into a fish farm

C.B. Forgotston
July 25, 2007 at 2:51 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

In a published news story, the Recovery Czar of New Orleans, Dr. Ed Blakely, made what I thought was a ridiculous suggestion for economic development in New Orleans.

Blakely talked about his idea to establish fish farms in New Orleans, possibly in the eastern part of the city, to raise barramundi, a white fish that is native to Australia.

Blakely, who has seen such fish farms in Australia, said they could offer economic and environmental benefits to the city. "These would be great things to have in New Orleans," he said.

After a good nights sleep, I see the wisdom of Dr. Blakely's suggestion. Blakely has promised that construction "cranes will be flying" in New Orleans by September. Clearly, fish farms will attract many cranes (birds).




View other articles written C.B. Forgotston

featured merchant

Rooster Comb Barber Shop
Rooster Comb Barber Shop Rooster Comb Barber Shop is an Old Fashioned Barber Shop with highly skilled barbers that were taught by Head Rooster himself (Alvin Boe). Family owned and operated, three generations strong! Walk ins welcomed.

FBC’s Bible school takes kids on ‘Journey Off the Map’
FBC’s Bible school takes kids on ‘Journey Off the Map’
- 1737 views
First Baptist Church in Luling recently held its annual Vacation Bible School under the direction of Rachel Mire with 180 students age K – 6th grade. Assisting Mire were about 90 workers with church youths and from area churches.