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Louisiana turns sand berms into barrier islands

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.02.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the June 3, 2013 edition.) Scientists and engineers questioned the cost and longevity of san...

Gulf Spill Trial's First Act Ends As BP Rests Its Case

Susan Buchanan | Posted 06.20.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the April 22, 2013 edition.) Last week, BP called its final witnesses in the first phase of ...

'We Don't Know If Some People Are Left Behind'

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

* Water tops levee in Plaquemines Parish on city outskirts * New Orleans mayor says levees in city are holding * Storm m...

John Celock

Louisiana Governor Leading Opponents By 50 Points

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is on track to easily win a second term during Saturday's statewide elections, which have something of a one-party feel. ...

The Gulf Coast One Year After

Bill Chameides | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

So how's it going one year after the Deepwater Horizon disaster? There's no shortage of info on the topic in the media. But the media can get things wrong. So here are two veterans of the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico to tell it like it is.

Green News Report: September 16, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Primaries ...

Gulf Residents Speak Out About Severe Sickness From Chemicals In The Gulf

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

"The health effects are the most frightening because everybody is sick and the doctors here don't know how to treat us. We are having a hard time finding doctors."

Gulf Oil Blowout and Gusher: Environmental Catastrophe or Much Ado About Nothing?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

The blowout accident is just one more in a seemingly endless string of environmental insults and injuries. Life on the bayou gets harder each year and a rich and unique heritage is slowly eroding away.

Not So Fast BP

Kristen Psaki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kristen Psaki

I was driving back to New Orleans last night from a soulful interfaith prayer service in recognition of the oil spill at the Houma/Terrabonne Civic Ce...

Facing the Future as a Media Felon on the Gulf Coast

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Georgianne Nienaber

The United States Coast Guard considers me a felon now, because I "willfully" want to obtain more photos like these to show you the utter devastation ...

Parish President Is The Face Of Oil Spill Anger

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BELLE CHASSE, La. (AP) -- Billy Nungesser, a rotund and feisty millionaire-turned-politician from Louisiana's bayou, hasn't been afraid of taking on ...

New Photos Show Oil-Soaked Dolphins Struggling in Barataria Bay, Louisiana

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

There are no published photos or videos that we've been able to find, no stories that describe the oil-encrusted dorsal fins and odd behavior that suggest an under-reported environmental catastrophe.

Parish President Billy Nungesser Responds to Marina Controversy

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The Associated Press has picked up a Times Picayune article on Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser, an outspoken critic of the BP oil leak cl...

Bottlenose Dolphin Teeth, British Petroleum PR and Reality on the Mississippi Delta

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

There is a deep distrust of anything British Petroleum has to say here in south Louisiana, and the President's claim that 90 percent of the flow will be stopped by the middle of July is being roundly criticized. If the number came from BP, there is good reason to be incredulous.