By Zoe Sullivan Contributing Writer Environmentalists and fisher folk have insisted that the BP disaster is not over. A sheen has was spotted in mid-September
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer A drive to ramp up coal and petcoke exports from Plaquemines Parish makes several communities already surrounded by industry nervous.
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Homeowners in Plaquemines and St. John the Baptist parishes, hammered by Isaac in late August are eligible for temporary housing, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said last ... Oil sullies coast as DOJ slams BP settlement
By Zoe Sullivan Contributing Writer Tar ball and mats of old oil have washed ashore in the wake of Hurricane Isaac. The State of Louisiana closed a 12-mile stretch of shoreline in ... Kennedy ready to assist local governments in expediting recovery funding
The Louisiana Department of the Treasury and the State Bond Commission are offering financial assistance to local governments hoping to jump-start recovery from the impact of Hurricane Isaac this past ... Coastal leaders want BP to clean up its mess
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Regional leaders at a Gulf Coast Restoration Summit, held in New Orleans on August 17, said they’re relieved that Congress passed the RESTORE Act in June, especially ... Could the BP spill still be killing the dolphins?
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Environmental Attorney Stuart Smith observed to The Louisiana Weekly, “We have had massive dolphin die offs in the past 24 months, tremendous falls in shrimp populations, and ... New data shows that Corps of Engineers took shortcut with levees
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Local disaster protection advocates are once again blasting the Army Corps of Engineers for its role in the historic flooding of New Orleans in the aftermath of ... Louisianians urged to prepare as TS Isaac coasts into Gulf
After declaring a State of Emergency for Louisiana Sunday, August 26, Gov. Bobby Jindal is urging Louisianians to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaac and encouraging voluntary evacuations for those residing ... Sinkhole spurs evacuations, lawsuits and an official resignation
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer After a sinkhole formed in Assumption Parish early this month, hundreds of neighbors fled, lawsuits were filed and Dept. of Natural Resources Secretary Scott Angelle resigned. A ...
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