By Darcie Ortique Contributing Writer While the world is still trying to make sense of the Nov. 13 ISIL attacks in Paris, France, two educators
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Storm surges and flooding this fall in Orleans and parishes nearby and further south can be partly blamed on El
By Bob Marshall The Lens The mouth of the Mississippi River should be moved north to Port Sulphur or English Turn and communities south of those points eventually will have to ... The Katrina oil spill disaster: A harbinger for the Atlantic Coast?
By Sue Sturgis Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – When Hurricane Katrina hit the U.S. Gulf Coast 10 years ago, it set off a disaster of many parts — and one ... EPA is expected to tighten its ozone rule
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has signaled that it will announce a stricter ground-level ozone standard this fall. Ozone or O3--made of three, joined oxygen atoms—is created ... Ways to dispose of Camp Minden’s explosives are eyed
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer After an outcry in northwest Louisiana, a plan last fall to burn M6 propellant, stored at Camp Minden for a past use in grenades and artillery rounds, ... War between the states brewing over Atlantic drilling
By Sue Sturgis Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – Hundreds of people showed up this week at a hotel in Wilmington, North Carolina for a public hearing on offshore drilling in ... La.’s coastal restoration efforts imperiled by Pres. Obama’s budget proposal
By Bob Marshall The Lens President Obama’s unexpected budget proposal to stop sending a portion of federal offshore mineral royalties to Gulf states could cripple Louisiana’s coastal-restoration efforts by eliminating what is ... Most Americans believe BP should pay maximum oil spill fines
A new national survey found that easy to get loan for bad credit 70 percent of Americans polled nationwide believe “BP should be fined the maximum amount allowed under the ... Trial begins to decide BP’s Clean Water Act fines
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer The penalty phase of the Gulf oil spill trial, pitting the federal government against BP Exploration & Production Inc. and Anadarko Petroleum Corp., began in ...
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