Environmental Justice

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...

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...

Haaland faces GOP critics at her Interior confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Deb Haaland confronted expected tough questioning from Republican senators on Tuesday at her confirmation hearing to become the first Native American...

Louisiana officials defend oil and gas industry, criticize President Biden’s order...

Members of Louisiana’s congressional delegation and officials from the state’s executive branch lined up Wednesday alongside parish-level politicians and oil and gas lobbyists to...

The term ‘Cancer Alley’ has a long history in Louisiana —...

Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy said he took offense to President Joe Biden using the term “Cancer Alley” to describe an 85-mile stretch along the...

EPA nominee Regan fields GOP discontent on Biden climate change orders

Michael Regan would “follow the science and follow the law” if confirmed as EPA administrator, he told the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works...

Air Quality Regulators in ‘Cancer Alley’ Have Fallen Dangerously Behind

Mark Schleifstein, ProPublica This story was originally published by ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories...

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