Louisiana Public Service Commission

The skyline of New Orleans is seen in the background as US President Joe Biden onboard Marine One inspects the damage from Hurricane Ida on an aerial tour of communities in Louisiana, September 3, 2021. - President Joe Biden, who has made threats from climate change a priority, arrived in New Orleans to tour damage from Hurricane Ida, which pounded the Gulf Coast before bringing havoc to New York. (Photo by JONATHAN ERNST / POOL / AFP) (Photo by JONATHAN ERNST/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

New Orleans businesses reopening as city cleans up after Ida

Although the road to recovery is still a work in progress, signs of life are starting to trickle back into New Orleans as the city cleans up in the wake of Hurricane Ida. It’s been almost two weeks since Ida made landfall along Southern Louisiana as a Category 4 storm, bringing forth powerful destruction.