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Corps seeks comment on environmental effects of $2 billion Mississippi River levee work | Environment

The Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled two virtual public meetings on its environmental assessment of a $2 billion plan to elevate levees and build stronger floodwalls along the Mississippi River from Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, with most of the projects planned for areas in Louisiana around New Orleans and Baton Rouge. 

The meetings will be streamed live on the Facebook page of the agency’s New Orleans District office on Sept. 30 at 9 a.m. and Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. The Facebook page can be found at https://www.facebook.com/usacenola/.



090220 Mississippi River levee work map

Map shows planned levee and floodwall upgrades along the Mississippi River, 2020.



During the meeting, comments will be accepted through Facebook or by calling or texting (601) 392-2237. Written comments may also be emailed to MRL-SEIS-2@usace.army.mil or mailed to District Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, 4155 Clay St., Vicksburg, Miss.,

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Smart Home Market Worth $144 Billion by 2025| Growing Significance of Internet of Things (IoT) to Promote the market

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Sep 16, 2020 (Heraldkeepers) —
Smart home is a suitable home system where appliances and devices can be controlled remotely from any internet-connected place in the world using a smartphone or any other networked devices. The smart home system requires an interface application or web portal to interact with the automated system. The growth of the smart homes market is primarily driven by factors, such as perpetually growing internet users, increased adoption of smart devices, awareness of fit and healthy lifestyles, and rising sense of home safety and security.

Rapid proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) has certainly encouraged the concept of using smart devices across different end-use sectors including residential, industrial, and commercial sectors from past few years. However, the concept of smart home is not just a technological wave topass without making much impact on

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Home Buyer Opendoor Is Going Public In $4.8 Billion Merger

Opendoor, an online platform that lets homeowners quickly sell their houses, announced on Tuesday that it will go public through a merger with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings II, a shell company helmed by Chamath Palihapitiya, a venture capitalist and early Facebook executive.

The deal values Opendoor at an enterprise value of $4.8 billion, and will generate up to $1 billion in cash proceeds, the company says. Palihapitiya himself is putting $100 million into the business.

“We founded Opendoor to make it simple and instant to buy and sell a home,” Opendoor’s founder and CEO, Eric Wu, said in a statement. “This is one of many milestones towards our mission.”

Founded in 2014, Opendoor is the dominant player in the “iBuying” space, a term for start-ups that let homeowners rapidly

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DIY Home Improvement Market Size Worth $1137.57 Billion by 2025 | CAGR of 4.8%

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Aug 17, 2020 (Heraldkeepers) —
The latest research report on DIY Home Improvement Market delivers a comprehensive study on current market trends. The outcome also includes revenue forecasts, statistics, market valuations which illustrate its growth trends and competitive landscape as well as the key players in the business.

DIY Home Improvement Market is valued at USD 819.53 Billion in 2018 and expected to reach USD 1137.57 Billion by 2025 with the CAGR of 4.8% over the forecast period.

Increasing development of the construction industry, increasing population, reducing living space, adoption of innovative interior & exterior like garden, smart kitchens etc. are some key impacting factors deriving the growth of the global DIY home improvement market.

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DIY home improvement is a service

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DIY Home Improvement Market Projected to Reach $1137.57 Billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 4.8%

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Sep 08, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) —
Home Improvement Market is valued at USD 819.53 Billion in 2018 and expected to reach USD 1137.57 Billion by 2025 with the CAGR of 4.8% over the forecast period.

Increasing development of the construction industry, increasing population, reducing living space, adoption of innovative interior & exterior like garden, smart kitchens etc.  are some  key impacting factors deriving the growth of the global DIY home improvement market. 

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DIY home improvement is a service refers to building projects that alter the structure of an existing home. It is used in renovation including improvements to lawns, gardens and outdoor structures such as gazebos and garages. It also incorporates maintenance, repair and general servicing tasks. End use of DIY home improvement is in residential and nonresidential buildings. Do-It-Yourself

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