Environmental Justice

Charges dropped against activists protesting Louisiana pipeline

Environmental groups celebrated Tuesday as they announced that District Attorney Bofill “Bo” Duhé, chief prosecutor in St. Martin, Iberia and St. Mary Parishes, rejected...

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...

Louisiana Legislature may erase ethics charges against groundwater regulators

The Louisiana Legislature is close to approving a bill that would allow employees of industrial companies to sit on the groundwater district commissions that...

Louisiana’s shrinking wetlands puts communities and cultures at risk | Charles...

Last year, I had the opportunity to board a small plane and fly over Louisiana’s coast. Taking off from the New Orleans Lakefront Airport,...

‘It’s going to hurt the people,’ resident says of bill to...

Just south of Oil City, where state Rep. Danny McCormick is from, is the predominantly Black city of Shreveport. Residents there breathe some of...

Louisiana Legislature gives another chance to bill that would allow industrial...

A bill that would allow companies to disclose their problems at industrial facilities in exchange for confidentiality and reduced fines took a step closer...

Gulf Coast birds get $35 million in help from BP oil...

The Deepwater Horizon Trustees on Monday announced nearly $100 million in new Gulf Coast restoration projects for ecosystems destroyed or injured by the BP...

Four big questions about the feds’ scrutiny of oil and gas...

In his first week in office, President Joe Biden paused new oil and gas leasing on federal lands as his administration reviewed fossil fuel...

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