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LSU lands grant to research carbon conversion technology

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) announced in a press release last week that the National Science Foundation is awarding LSU a nearly $4 million...

Sustainable ‘shore power’ to service tugboats in Lake Charles

The Port of Lake Charles has entered into an agreement with Crowley and Entergy Louisiana to provide "shore power" to Crowley tugboats while they...

Louisiana’s ports ask for federal help with infrastructure

Several south Louisiana ports partnered to request federal assistance as a result of the impacts of Hurricane Ida on their infrastructure, waterways and communities,...

Solar power offers $6 billion opportunity for Louisiana, researchers say

Efforts by a task force created Gov. John Bel Edwards to recruit and launch carbon capture projects in Louisiana—as a way to reduce the...

No-cost assessment identifies energy savings for small, medium manufacturers

Small- and medium-sized manufacturers in Louisiana may be eligible to receive a no-cost assessment provided by DOE Industrial Assessment Centers. The U.S. Department of Energy...

Climate report can’t defend leasing pause, industry warns

If the Biden administration cites the Aug. 9 United Nations climate report as evidence to support keeping federal oil and gas leasing on pause,...

Nucor Steel withdraws expansion plan for St. James Parish plant

Nucor Steel has withdrawn its Title V permit application for a major expansion of its pelletizer plant in St. James Parish, just one year...

Judge orders EPA to update oil spill chemical rules

A federal judge ruled Aug. 9 that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must update nearly three-decade-old regulations about the chemicals that can be used...

ExxonMobil considering net-zero carbon pledge

ExxonMobil Corp is considering a pledge to reduce its net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, in what would amount to a significant strategic...

Fifth Circuit ruling could send coastal litigation to federal court

Oil companies fighting dozens of lawsuits that blame drilling for decades of coastal erosion and wetland loss in Louisiana are pleased with a new...

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