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Public opposition to Plaquemines Parish coal terminals grows

Susan Buchanan | Posted 10.18.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Aug. 19, 2013 edition.) Louisiana, a major exporter of coal from other states, could shi...

Louisiana's Pointe-au-Chien Tribe Struggles to Preserve Its Way of Life

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.16.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the June 17, 2013 edition.) Theresa Dardar, a member of the Pointe-au-Chien tribe in Terrebon...

Lenten Seafood Demand Has Slipped, Louisiana Vendors Say

Susan Buchanan | Posted 04.20.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article was published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Feb. 18, 2013 edition.) Seafood sales rise in the more than forty days from Ash Wednesd...

Southeast Louisiana Turns to Greener, Grocery Bag Options

Susan Buchanan | Posted 06.08.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Unless they're recycled or sent to landfill, plastic bags slowly degrade outdoors, often reaching the ocean and interfering with life there. So how are local stores and shoppers dealing with grocery bags today?

The Gulf's Ocean and Inland Fish Face Multiple Threats

Susan Buchanan | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Decades of commercial overfishing, along with oil and gas exploration and refining, hurricanes and last year's BP spill are among the misfortunes facing fish in the Gulf.