Environmental

Novel carbon capture project in Lake Charles takes a major step forward

Louisiana has moved closer to becoming the site of what will be the world’s largest manufacturing carbon capture facility. The U.S. Energy Department in December...

How do corridor companies do it? Leadership and people skills are key

As Louisiana’s continuing demand for skilled laborers leads to a worrisome decline in productivity, some are taking steps to ensure safety doesn’t become the...

Despite the headlines, industry and environmental advocates have become critical partners in saving the...

Tension between development and the environment is not a uniquely Louisiana issue. From logging in the Pacific Northwest to fracking in water-scarce states, the...

Local oil and gas producers predict EPA will soon target existing facilities

Taking what they say is a sizeable step toward corralling methane emissions by U.S. oil and gas producers, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a...

New DEQ secretary Chuck Carr Brown urges industry to be proactive

Viewing his appointment as a homecoming of sorts, Dr. Chuck Carr Brown took over as secretary of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality on Jan....

EPA’s Clean Power Plan leads regulatory push that has some in industry concerned

The country’s evolving regulatory environment, and how the installation of a new president in 2017 will impact it, have become growing concerns for Louisiana...

Contracting for Louisiana coastal restoration

Billions of dollars in new money for coastal projects in Louisiana is on the way. But work to enhance and protect the state’s fragile...

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