Environmental

PSC approves Entergy Louisiana’s historic renewable power expansion

Entergy Louisiana's proposal to add up to three gigawatts of economic solar power to its generation portfolio has been approved by the Louisiana Public...

Largest marsh restoration in state history nears completion

The largest marsh restoration project in Louisiana’s history—rebuilding nearly 3,000 acres of marsh in Lake Borgne—is nearing completion. The $114.7 million project—stretching a little more...

Could old oil wells threaten new carbon storage wells?

After more than a century of oil and gas companies pumping carbon out of Louisiana, officials have ambitious plans to essentially do the opposite—inject...

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...

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