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From Louisiana to Taiwan, environmental activists stand up to a major plastics company

Formosa Plastics, a Taiwanese plastics company, intends to build a complex St. James Parish, Louisiana, a region already known as “Cancer Alley.” Environmental activist Anne Rolfes faces criminal …

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Taylor Energy sues Coast Guard in dispute over huge, long-running oil leak off Louisiana coast

Taylor Energy has filed a lawsuit challenging the Coast Guard’s order for the New Orleans oil company to halt a more than 15-year-long oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Low oxygen ‘dead zone’ to affect 6,700 square miles along Louisiana Coast in July: NOAA

The summertime low-oxygen “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to cover at least 6,700 square miles along the Louisiana and eastern Texas coasts at the end of …

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How a Louisiana engineer’s invention protects the Gulf from a ‘volcano’ spewing oil

Timmy Couvillion knew the leak from the toppled Taylor Energy oil platform was bad. For 15 years, the platform’s damaged wells had sent up an oily sheen that sometimes stretched …

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How a Louisiana engineer’s invention is protecting the Gulf from the ‘volcano’ that’s been spewing oil for 15 years

Timmy Couvillion knew the leak from the toppled Taylor Energy oil platform was bad. For 15 years, the platform’s damaged wells had sent up an oily sheen that sometimes stretched …

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Louisiana Is In Horror, Lack Of Medical Supplies Dire — Plea For Help

As I am sure you know, Louisiana is a massive hotspot for the coronavirus. Currently, New Orleans is experiencing one of the highest per-capita rates of COVID-19 infections in the country

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Natural gas well explodes in Louisiana

The state says well owner G.E.P. Haynesville had just used fracking chemicals to break up the shale and … Some of America’s longest oil spill still escaping into Gulf The state Department of Natural …

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Flooding makes big ‘dead zone’ off Louisiana coast likely

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The year’s widespread flooding has made it likely that a big, oxygen-starved “dead zone” off Louisiana’s coast will form this summer, the head of the National Centers for Coastal …

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A tornado ripped through a Louisiana college town in severe weather that left 5 dead in 2 states – CNN

A tornado ripped through a Louisiana college town in severe weather that left 5 dead in 2 states  CNN

Strong storms killed at least five people in Texas and Louisiana and left severe damage across parts of both states Wednesday and Thursday — including at …

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The Fight to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline Continues—in the Bayous of Louisiana

It is meant to ferry crude oil that comes all the way from the fracking sites in North Dakota … reducing the basin’s ability to buffer storm surges from the Gulf and operate as a spillway for river …

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