The Gulf Coast's Vietnamese fishing community faces some of the most daunting challenges of any group in the entire Gulf Coast region. Families are struggling to make ends meet.
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Corporations like BP, which operate with an eye on its bottom line, as opposed to the safety of its operations, must be held accountable.
Now more than ever, the public is beginning to understand that we, our economy, our health and our environment are paying a helluva price for pathetically corrupt political misleadership.
Are you like me? Do you not think much about seaweed unless it gets caught in your bathing suit?
My trip with a National Wildlife Federation team to ...
Last week, I hitched a ride on a boat that ultimately got within about 10 miles of the Deepwater Horizon disaster site.
While we were bobbing on the...
Congressional hearings are piling up in the wake of the April 20 explosion and subsequent oil leak from the BP-leased Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig in the...
With the exception of oil lapping ashore along Louisiana's marshy wildlife refuge, near-shore fishing waters appear clear as ever. Seafood is still available.
Quietly, under-the-radar and away from the cameras, the Obama Administration has been diligently working to lay the foundation for a more vibrant and equitable America.
Every summer, like clockwork, a dozen or more Americans with cancer, diabetes, kidney disease, HIV, or alcohol-related liver damage die after eating summer oysters from Gulf Coast states.
The list of failed Southwest Florida investments keeps getting longer.
Arthur G. Nadel faces 15 federal counts in an alleged scheme that cost investo...
The federal government still has a long fight ahead to make good on promises to rebuild a stronger, safer and more equitable Gulf Coast.
In the Gulf Coast, the ever-escalating costs of insurance, post-Katrina, have home and business owners facing daunting prospects for protecting their piece of the American Dream.
The Biloxi City Council will vote June 16th on an ordinance, backed by the City's community development office, forcing FEMA trailers to be removed from residential zones by August 9th.
President Obama's aggressive approach to Gulf Coast recovery has allowed him to put a liberal policy stamp on the region and apply campaign promises t...
The fact is that the recovery from Katrina has been painfully slow. At least 25% of people who lived in New Orleans prior to Katrina have not returned, many now permanently relocated.
Gas shortages through a major swath of the country? Stations running dry? Welcome Back, 1974! When does the rationing start ... again?
Americans are ...
Riding out the storm is one thing. Picking up the aftermath of the storm is quite another.
It's hard to pay attention unless you are living at ground zero.
"It has been three years and a day since Katrina violated this city. We are not yet safe, and the world has tired of our story."
As we approach the anniversary of Katrina, I celebrate the gift of artists who lovingly reclaim pieces of a cities long torn asunder.
Democrats and Republicans played out a partisan fight Wednesday over who is to blame for housing hurricane victims in toxic trailers.
Over one millio...
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