Environmental

Strategic Biofuels plans renewable fuels plant

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Paul Schubert, CEO of Strategic Biofuels LLC, announced last week that the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Louisiana Green Fuels, plans...

Shell focuses even more on offshore as it touts lower-carbon impact

Despite corporate mandates to reduce carbon emissions and a temporary halt for new federal leases in the Gulf of Mexico, Royal Dutch Shell sees...

The Energy Evolution: How will Louisiana fare?

It's a hotly debated subject, to be sure, but most would agree that a move toward alternative forms of power, net-zero emissions and other...

Oil, gas developers on solar quest

Geologist Kirk Barrell has been on the hunt for oil and gas pockets across Louisiana for decades, but now he's searching for land to...

New Orleans City Council considers opposing Formosa plant

The New Orleans City Council is considering a resolution opposing a massive Taiwanese plastics facility in St. James Parish, reports NOLA.com. The resolution won’t likely...

AmSty facility would recycle its own plastic products

AmSty's styrene production facility in St. James is considering a 100-ton-per-day advanced recycling plant for polystyrene, reports The Advocate. The owners are conducting a feasibility...

Houma’s Blue Works facility to become hub for marine innovation

State and local dignitaries commemorated the start of construction on LUMCON’s Blue Works facility in Houma on April 5, according to a press release. Blue...

Cabot Corp. completes air emissions project in Franklin

Cabot Corporation announced April 1 that it had successfully completed a major air emissions control project at its carbon black manufacturing facility in Franklin,...

Louisiana to receive $110M in GOMESA funds

Louisiana and its parishes will receive more than $109.9 million for coastal restoration and hurricane protection projects through the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security...

Edwards says shift to renewable energy will take decades

Gov. John Bel Edwards says Louisiana is moving away from oil and gas and toward renewable energy, reports KLFY News. Edwards says recent actions...

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