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Industry leaders praise Trump executive orders

Louisiana industry leaders are praising executive orders signed by the Trump administration last week, which the president says will speed up construction of pipelines...

Exxon’s Moncada elected first female chair of Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association

ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery plant manager Gloria Moncada has been elected the first female chairwoman of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association in...

Post-Katrina promise of oil money didn’t live up to expectations

In 2006, a year after hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, the U.S. government struck a deal to give...

DEQ using drone technology to monitor the Louisiana skies

Jason Smith has flown more than 60 missions with a single drone since the 2017 creation of Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s Unmanned Aircraft...

In the wind: At Michoud, LM Wind Power taps into a growing market

LM Wind Power had already forged several crucial alliances by the time it unveiled its new Technology Center for the Americas in New Orleans...

The final environmental impact review is in on Driftwood LNG

Tellurian Inc. cleared another hurdle last week as U.S. federal regulators issued a positive environmental review for its Louisiana project. The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory...

Above and beyond: Environmental integrity

The general public does not typically associate the petrochemical industry with environmental mindfulness. On the contrary, much of the descriptive language these days portrays industry as...
Environmental Alon

Above and beyond: Environmental integrity

The general public does not typically associate the petrochemical industry with environmental mindfulness. On the contrary, much of the descriptive language these days portrays industry as...
Ozone attainment

A wildfire discovery could lead to a deal over Baton Rouge’s ozone woes

The Baton Rouge-area industrial complex could reap some surprising benefits from last year’s wildfires in the Northwest. The 2017 fire season was so severe,...

Get to know EPA’s Anne Idsal

Anne Idsal has spent her career shaping environmental and land policy in Texas—first as general counsel to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, then...

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