What Could Go Wrong? Bill Enables Pollution by Ensuring Secrecy & Reduced Fines for Violations

May 27, 2021

Louisiana’s coast is eroding. The air in Cancer Alley is toxic. The seafood industry is suffering. The nation’s first climate refugees had to abandon their home’s in Louisiana.  No state has been more impacted by climate change. Yet, Louisiana’s legislature continues to overlook protecting the environment, and in turn, their state’s residents, as a priority, […]

New Orleans, Jefferson Parish Residents Call for Public Hearing on Controversial Blackwater Permit Application

July 26, 2020

In 2008, Blackwater Midstream quietly opened in Westwego. It was so quiet that Jefferson Parish officials didn’t even know about it. When Blackwater purchased the former NuStar Terminals plant along the Mississippi River, Westwego City Councilmember Larry Warino said the city “found out from a magazine,” according to a NOLA.com article from the same year.  […]

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