Environmental

What a hyperactive hurricane season means for Louisiana’s oil and natural gas industry

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday issued its most aggressive Atlantic hurricane season forecast on record. Due to near-record water temperatures and the development...

Bill proposes clean hydrogen task force

A legislative bill targeting Louisiana’s clean hydrogen industry advanced through the House chambers on Thursday, reports KALB News. The bill, House Concurrent Resolution 64, proposes...

What a new report says about the Gulf Coast LNG boom’s impact on climate

A new report says federal regulators are underplaying the dangers of the liquefied natural gas buildout along the Gulf Coast on the environment and...

Element 25 secures site for EV battery component refinery in Ascension Parish

A proposed electric vehicle battery component refinery is one step closer to becoming a reality in Ascension Parish. Element 25 Ltd., an Australian mining company,...

More than $100M in federal grants announced for makers of EV parts

Vice President Kamala Harris this week announced more than $100 million in new funding opportunities tapped for the country’s small businesses that manufacture vehicle...

Louisiana has joined a lawsuit challenging this EPA rule

Louisiana is among a group of 25 states asking for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to declare the U.S....

Feds announce five-year lease sale schedule for offshore wind

A new five-year schedule to lease federal offshore tracts for wind energy production was announced Wednesday by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, with up to...

Port NOLA lands $7.1M in funding for sustainable infrastructure

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is granting $7,117,567 to the Port of New Orleans, made possible through the Reduction of Truck Emissions at...

Here’s how Landry plans to reorganize the state’s coastal protection authority

Since taking office, Gov. Jeff Landry has set his sights to rewrite and revamp several aspects of Louisiana’s government, including the state’s constitution as...

BP trims executive team as it becomes more integrated

BP is simplifying its organizational structure and trimming its executive leadership team to 10 as it seeks to reduce duplication and complexity in management...

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