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Science catches up to what residents of Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’ have...

If you’re ever inclined to describe how healthy you are, you’d do well to remember that the world is bigger than Louisiana and that...

RISE St. James founder Sharon Lavigne wins Goldman Environmental Prize

Sharon Lavigne, a retired special needs teacher in St. James Parish and the founder of the faith based environmental justice group RISE St. James...

This session made the 8th consecutive year the Louisiana Legislature heaped...

For nearly a decade, Louisiana lawmakers have passed annual resolutions encouraging closer economic ties with Taiwan. Dating back to 2014, these resolutions have mentioned...

House passes bill that would hide corporate tax break data from...

House lawmakers on Thursday voted 59-38 for a bill that would change the public records law to allow the state economic development agency to...

One bill would reform tax incentives while another would undo tax...

Louisiana’s House Ways and Means Committee advanced a bill Thursday that would require a two-thirds vote of the legislature to enact any new tax...

United Nations experts condemn pollution of Cancer Alley as environmental racism

A group of United Nations Human Rights experts has raised “serious concerns” about the continued industrialization of the region of Louisiana known as “Cancer...

Cancer Alley’s been ignored by state’s top Democrats, activist says in...

One of the nation’s most prominent defenders of the poor and their right to live in environments free of pollution included Louisiana’s Cancer Alley...

Report: Internal memo shows DuPont knew its LaPlace plant was polluting...

Chemicals manufacturer DuPont decided to sell its LaPlace plant after determining it would cost too much to reduce its emissions of a toxic chemical,...

Paper company invests $52 million into improving Bogalusa paper mill

International Paper will invest up to $52.2 million to modernize the paper mill in Bogalusa, a manufacturing mainstay of Washington Parish for more than...

Will Louisiana residents line up for the vaccine or wait and...

With the first batch of a COVID-19 vaccine expected to arrive in Louisiana over the next two weeks and for wider distribution by spring,...

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