Pollution and racial justice: What does a ruling on a huge plastics plant mean for Louisiana?
Judge tosses air permit for giant plastics complex, citing potential impact on Black community
Mosaic plant in St. James seeks to lower air permit after tests show pollution less than thought
EPA steps in to reduce haze pollution after Louisiana fails to meet deadline
DEQ, State Police investigate inaccurate reporting of April chlorine leak that cut short shelter in place order
Chemicals are linked to concerns over birth defects and cancer
Environmental groups continue to push back against Louisiana’s growing LNG sector
As odor complaints start anew this year, the task of tracking them exposes gaps in the way such nuisances are regulated by the state and local authorities.
Our coalition of Louisiana environmental organizations is alarmed by the language of Sen. Sharon Hewitt’s Senate Bill 292. If enacted as currently drafted, SB 292 would prohibit any Louisiana state agency from adopting or enforcing a state or regional program to
Two explosions follow decades of fires, toxic leaks, injuries at Westlake Chemical plants