Wednesday, January 26, 2022

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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Earthquakes. Drought. Geysers. Permian oilfield water woes pile up in west Texas

At 8:00 a.m. Eastern on January 21, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook Culberson County in West Texas midway between Odessa and El...

Why the voting rights struggle is a tipping point for American democracy

E.J. Jenkins vividly recalls the day his mom worked a voter registration drive at a grocery store in Gary, Indiana, and followed...

Lawsuit filed after Texas cop hit unarmed man with patrol vehicle

A federal lawsuit was filed Monday after police dash cam video recorded a Texas police officer striking an unarmed suspect with his...

Two sides, same coin: Suppressing votes, cutting rich people’s taxes

America’s national media typically pay little attention to the moves the nation’s state lawmakers make. Not this year. State legislative battles have...

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.