Even Louisiana’s Wealthier Nei...

Nov 1, 2019 by

Industrial development usually targets poor communities, but Ascension Parish is one of the richest, and most toxic, places in Louisiana. Some residents say the financial benefits of living there outweigh the risks.

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Another Death in Louisiana’s C...

Aug 12, 2019 by

On August 7, after Geraldine Mayho’s funeral, her body was laid to rest in the St. James Catholic Cemetery in southern Louisiana, across the street from a cluster of oil storage tanks.

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THE U.S. IS RELOCATING AN ENTI...

Jun 6, 2017 by

[Translate] A TALE OF TWO TOWNS Not quite an ark. (Reuters/Jason Reed) Neha Thirani Bagri   QZ.COM   The water has been inching...

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CITIES ALL OVER THE U.S. ARE P...

May 8, 2017 by

[Translate] Briefly Stuff that matters pledge drive Shutterstock GRIST On Monday, Atlanta lawmakers voted unanimously to power the...

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GOVERNOR DECLARES STATE OF EME...

Apr 22, 2017 by

[Translate]   Chris McDermott   NASA   Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency Wednesday for coastal Louisiana...

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ACTIVISTS DOCUMENT 144 PIPELIN...

Jan 12, 2017 by

[Translate]   By Shannon Young, Free Speech Radio News | Audio Segmen A new pipeline battle is shaping up in the United States...

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Not Just North Dakota: Here Ar...

Dec 17, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment Brave citizens are fighting hard to stop a number of big projects. By Alexandra Rosenmann / AlterNet Photo...

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DEFIANT AFTER DAKOTA SETBACK, ...

Dec 8, 2016 by

[Translate]   Atchafalaya_Basin.jpg  FACINGSOUTH.ORG Sue Sturgis  FACINGSOUTH.ORG Energy Transfer Partners, the Dallas-based company...

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JEFFERSON LAWSUIT AGAINST 9 OI...

Nov 13, 2016 by

[Translate] Disappearing marshland just east of Golden Meadow shows the slice of cut canals, in this Feb. 9, 2007 photograph. (Ted...

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How Growth-Focused Politics He...

Sep 6, 2016 by

[Translate]   resilience   By Andrew C. Revkin   Updated | As coastal communities from the Carolinas through New England track...

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Four Arrested In Protest, But ...

Aug 25, 2016 by

[Translate] Another 138,000 acres off Louisiana’s coasts will be explored for oil. Activists deliver flood debris to the Bureau of...

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They survived Hurricane Katrin...

Aug 18, 2016 by

[Translate] Post Nation By Emma Brown, Ashley Cusick and Mark Berman Tristan, 7, and Jaydan Rose, 6, help their parents remove...

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Here’s how life looks on Louis...

Aug 18, 2016 by

[Translate] Levee on Route 46, Saint Bernard, Louisiana. Virginia Hanusik down by the backwater By Laura Bliss  GRIST This story was...

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DRY TAPS AND LAGOONS OF SEWAGE...

Jun 8, 2016 by

[Translate] A new report finds that safe water and sanitation are increasingly unaffordable for millions of Americans. By Zoë...

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THE BIGGEST ONGOING DISASTER I...

Apr 23, 2016 by

[Translate] Scout Finch  DAILY KOS Blog Stream Groups  By Jen Hayden Incredible video of a sinkhole, located south of Baton Rouge,...

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A RADICAL PLAN TO SAVE THE MIS...

Apr 21, 2016 by

[Translate] Point of View METROPOLIS MAGAZINE Liam Otten The Atchafalaya, part of the larger Mississippi River Delta, meets the Gulf...

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THE LUCKY ONES: NATIVE AMERICA...

Mar 26, 2016 by

[Translate] THE GUARDIAN In Louisiana, the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw tribe has been awarded a natural disaster grant to resettle away...

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Thousands Are Gathering in New...

Mar 23, 2016 by

[Translate] With the BP oil spill still in recent memory, activists are planning a massive protest to stop destructive drilling in...

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THE BIGGEST ONGOING DISASTER I...

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[Translate] by Jen Hayden   DAILY KOS Incredible video of a sinkhole, located south of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, swallowing whole...

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The True Value of BP’s $18.7 B...

Aug 13, 2015 by

[Translate] What does the record settlement really mean to one of the world’s wealthiest companies — and the Gulf Coast it is...

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AFTER YEARS OF LITIGATION, BP ...

Jul 2, 2015 by

[Translate] by Ryan KoronowskiCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock   In simultaneous press conferences in Alabama, Louisiana,...

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EXPLORATORY DRILLING APPROVED ...

Jun 22, 2015 by

[Translate] Climate by Samantha PageCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Alice Ollstein/ThinkProgress   The Army Corps of Engineers this week...

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WE’RE STILL HERE, YA BAS...

Jun 12, 2015 by

[Translate] (Image: Nation Books)“There is no other cavalry coming. …We are the cavalry.” So says a New Orleans...

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RELIGIOUS FREEDOM BILL IMPOSED...

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[Translate] Louisiana Legislature Rejects ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill, Governor Imposes It By Executive Order by Zack FordTHINK PROGRESS...

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EPA’s Proposed Carbon Rule Wou...

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[Translate] by Samantha Page  CLIMATE PROGRESS The solar industry is one sector where the Clean Power Plan could boost jobs. CREDIT:...

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The ‘Insane’ Plan To Burn 80,0...

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[Translate] Photos Provided by Chris Broussard/Graphic by Dylan Petrohilos by Emily Atkin    CLIMATE PROGRESS   Just a few miles away...

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Oil And Gas Companies Won’t Ha...

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[Translate] by Katie Valentine CLIMATE...

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WITH FRACKING THREATENING ITS ...

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[Translate] Alice Ollstein  CLIMATE PROGRESS its founding as a Native American trading village, prostate Abita Springs has staked its...

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