Louisiana Coast

As coastal flooding worsens, some cities are retreating from the water

When the tide gets exceptionally high in Charleston, South Carolina, coastal streets start to run with seawater. Some yards become ponds, and residents pull...

Grassroot groups give Louisiana lawmakers an ‘F’ on the environment

Louisiana is among the nation’s top energy producing states. It’s also among the states most vulnerable to climate change, which is driving more intense...

Recreational fishers want Louisiana’s biggest commercial fishery to back off nearshore...

A small silver fish was the topic of a nearly three hour discussion among fishers, environmental advocates and lawmakers at the Louisiana Capitol this...

Gov. Edwards speaks on unemployment benefits, legalizing marijuana and election reform

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced several coastal restoration projects along Southeast Louisiana Wednesday afternoon, which he said would “make our coastal communities and our...

Gov. Edwards wants feds to end suspension against oil and gas...

Gov. John Bel Edwards urged Congress to lift the pause on oil and gas leasing in the Gulf of Mexico at a U.S. Senate...

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,...

Louisiana AG Jeff Landry files lawsuit against what he calls President...

Attorney General Jeff Landry has filed a lawsuit challenging President Joe Biden’s executive order that temporarily suspends new oil and gas leases on public...

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...

Biden reinstates bird protections gutted under Trump

The Interior Department on Monday revoked a Trump administration policy that would have undercut a century-old law protecting migratory birds. The move strengthens federal regulators’...

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