Long Since Gone, Can Black Residents Regain Thriving Community on Claiborne Without “Monster” Interstate?

April 6, 2023

Today, Interstate-10 towers over Claiborne Avenue, cutting a path through the Treme and Seventh Ward. Some residents call it “The Monster,” its massive, concrete pillars lord the raised highway — as well as its accompanying noise and air pollution — over what remains of one of New Orleans’ most historic communities. Raynard Sanders, executive director […]

Louisiana Bucket Brigade Responds to Scalise-Led Energy Legislation

April 2, 2023

The U.S. House of Representatives’ recent passage of energy legislation aimed at expanding mining and fossil fuel production in the U.S. brought a quick rebuke from the Louisiana Bucket Brigade and similar organizations. Authored by Steve Scalise, the legislation dubbed by environmentalists as “The Polluters Over People Act,” would repeal crucial portions of President Biden’s […]

Republican Controlled States Are Leading the Race To Make Money From Recycling

March 2, 2023

As states with Democratic-controlled legislatures focus on recycling plastic waste, states where members of the Republican Party control the legislature are benefiting financially from the output of a high-temperature plastic melting process, according to the online newsletter PoliticoPro.   California and New York are among the states which have recently passed new laws which increase recycling […]

Oyster South Seeks To Expand Southern Oyster Farming and Educate About Its Many Benefits

January 9, 2023

Oyster South is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that connects communities and provides resources to foster the success of oyster farming in the southern United States. The organization’s mission is to spotlight and expand the environmental and economic benefits of oyster farming in the South, which will increase sustainable seafood production, improve the health of our waters, increase the prosperity of our coastal communities and elevate appreciation for Southern farm-raised oysters.

Who Can Best Serve New Orleans Ratepayers on the Louisiana Public Service Commission?

October 8, 2022

With ever-increasing environmental racism in Cancer Alley, ongoing dependence on fossil fuels and the escalating cost of utilities coupled with the billions of federal dollars flowing into Louisiana for broadband and other badly-needed services, the upcoming election for Louisiana Public Service Commissioner, District 3 might be our most important LPSC race in the last 50 years.  

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