Rodney & Etter, LLC (R&E) is pleased to announce that the firm will be a part of the efforts on the part of major industry to preserve the wetlands along the Gulf Coast. Mr. Roy J. Rodney, Jr. participated in a recent dinner in New Orleans with America’s Energy Coast Industry Council, as part of the America’s Wetland Foundation’s (AWF) Blue Ribbon Resilient Community Forum. Also in attendance were representatives from Fortune 500 oil and gas, utility, and manufacturing firms, independent exploration and production, risk mitigation, and small manufacturing business, and representatives of environmental and waterways restoration organizations.
At the same dinner, AWF honored Mr. Paul McIlhenny, chairman and CEO of McIlhenny’s, best known for its Tabasco brand hot sauce, with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. McIlhenny was lauded for his continuing efforts to operate the family owned business as a zero-waste company and the preservation of the lands around the Avery Island manufacturing plant as a nature preserve. Click here for more information on the award.
The Industry Council dinner came at the conclusion of a leadership summit where AWF announced a national effort to encourage the Mississippi River as a single, interconnected ecosystem in need of coordinated and comprehensive management. Click here for more information on AWF’s initiative for a sustainable Mississippi River system.
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