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Federal money could supercharge nuclear power efforts

In the coming years, a nuclear power plant on the shores of Lake Michigan could become the first in the country to restart operations...

Vidalia’s Syrah now producing active anode material for Tesla

Syrah Resources has started active anode material (AAM) production at its new facility in Vidalia, reports Mining Technology.  It positions Syrah as the first...

Louisiana holds first-ever Wind Energy Week

Louisiana recently held its first-ever Wind Energy Week, a conference that brought together a diverse group of local business leaders and academics, port authorities,...

Tire recycling company plans $46M facility in Reserve

Life for Tyres Group Limited, a European tire recycling company, announced plans last week to invest $46 million in its first U.S. processing facility...

Upton: What decarbonization means for Louisiana’s economy

Greg Upton isn’t a climate scientist. He can’t tell you about the effect greenhouse gas emissions have on the climate or how the climate...

LSU faculty score a patent for managing oil spills with nanoparticles

Bhuvnesh Bharti, an LSU chemical engineering associate professor, and Jin Gyun Lee, his former graduate student, have been issued a patent for the oil...

DEQ deciding fate of planned Mitsubishi chemical plant in Geismar

The fate of a proposed Mitsubishi Chemical plant in Ascension Parish is now in the hands of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, WAFB-TV reports. DEQ...

Louisiana’s congressional delegation assails Biden’s LNG terminal pause

Republican U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson of Louisiana and  U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy blasted President Biden’s decision to pause pending liquefied...

Louisiana’s new energy efficiency policy causes an uproar

In a meeting that boiled over with testy exchanges and chanting crowds, Louisiana utility regulators adopted a long-awaited energy efficiency program they say will...

Louisiana federal judge blocks EPA’s disparate impact requirements

The Environmental Protection Agency can’t treat companies differently in Black communities than in white communities, a federal judge ruled this week. U.S. District Court Judge...

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