Environmental groups are calling for reduced ship speeds in the prime habitat of a newly discovered, critically endangered whale species that lives only in the Gulf of Mexico.
Two sides of the story – one has green grass the does not. Will the Diversion help?
Over 30 years ago two organizations emerged to protect the Louisiana coast. The Pontchartrain Conservancy (originally known as the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation) and the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana were new organizations, but the problems they sought to correct
With an 8-0 vote, Plaquemines Parish Council voted against the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion as it will hurt the Parishes economy and culture. In the strongest note of resistance to date, the Plaquemines Parish Council has decided to oppose Louisiana’s $2
He worked in oil and now is looking for land for solar energy. He see the shift when will the State? As a geologist, Kirk Barrell has studied what lies below ground for decades on the hunt for oil and
More symbolic than effective, the New Orleans City Council yest said no to the Formosa plant. The New Orleans City Council expressed unanimous opposition Thursday to the planned Formosa Plastics plant in St. James Parish, raising concerns about how the
Expect another more active hurricane season in 2021, with 17 named storms, including eight hurricanes, with four of those being major, Category 3 or above, climatologists with the Colorado State University Tropical Weather and Climate Research team said Thursday. The
The Mighty Mississippi waters full of silt built the Louisiana Delta. The Corps of Engineers, helping commerce, built dams and constrained the River. These efforts helped commerce but stopped the land building and now we are in dire straits. Enter
Once again, our Attorney General is on the wrong side of history in his steadfast support of the oil and gas industry. Thirteen states sued the Biden administration Wednesday to end a suspension of new oil and gas leases on
Acy Cooper grew up on the water, breathing in the air of Barataria Bay. As a third-generation shrimper, he feels the industry in his blood, and the beady-eyed, long-bodied crustaceans caught in his trawling nets represent his heritage as well