Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: Louisiana

Louisiana joins compact which brought out-of-state cops to Dakota Access protests

“It just seems that opposition to this pipeline is not reasonably based upon legitimate environmental concerns.”

Louisiana’s cancer alley residents push back against industrial polluters

The work of Citizens for a Better St. Gabriel is only beginning.

One community’s fight for clean air in Louisiana’s cancer alley

“They lie on people’s death certificates all the time.”

Louisiana offers clear example why states should expand Medicaid – not...

Legislators in Washington and in state capitols would be wise to see these results as a bellwether for the nation.

Breaking: Louisiana’s Bayou Bridge pipeline is one permit closer to reality...

“It's no surprise to us that the LDNR is issuing the permit, rubber stamping is business as usual in Louisiana.”

While one Louisiana town’s lead-tainted water system is replaced, dozens of...

Federal help available to states for upgrading water systems is a drop in the bucket compared to what is needed across the country.

Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy pushes natural gas as climate solution at...

Senator Cassidy assures his consituents there will be oversight, but how can he when he is sorely out of touch?

What do Louisiana pipeline explosion and Dakota Access pipeline have in...

Aging pipelines are seen as a major issue that could create catastrophes.

Clash over the Bayou Bridge pipeline ratchets up after Louisiana pipeline...

Both sides drew their battle lines on the Bayou Bridge pipeline deeper in the sand at the second permit hearing.

Bayou Bridge resistance: The pipeline fight heads to the south

Opponents of the pipeline say it could wreck the region's fragile ecology, damaging the basin and destroying Louisiana’s multi-million dollar crawfish industry.

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11th Commandment from Jesus at the Super Bowl: “Thou shall have no other brands...

Right now, second only to Trump and his farcical election deniers, are there any greater hypocrites in the world than extremist American fundamentalists?

In New York Times op-ed, US physician blasts ‘lucrative system of for-profit medicine’

"Doctors' sense of our complicity in putting profits over people has grown more difficult to ignore."

Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

How worker ownership builds community wealth and a more just society

Community wealth building initiatives are taking hold in cities across the world, strengthening worker pay, local economies and democracy.

54% of new electric-generating capacity in U.S. will be solar in 2023, EIA says

Texas will be home to the highest amount of new solar capacity at 7.7 gigawatts, followed by California at 4.2 gigawatts.