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Venture Global builds massive sea wall to protect Plaquemines LNG facility

Plaquemines Parish might seem like a risky location for a $21 billion LNG plant, but Arlington, Va.-based Venture Global says it has the answer...

Davante Lewis: If Louisiana wants to be like Texas, it must embrace solar

In recent years, there has been talk in Louisiana of a so-called “Industrial Renaissance”—a boom in economic development along the industrial corridor stretching from...

Louisiana has yet to tap $73.4M allocated for EV charging stations. Here’s why

Two years after receiving federal funding to build electric vehicle charging stations across the state, Louisiana has yet to seek bids to build a...

Port NOLA announces double digit growth for intermodal rail volumes

The Port of New Orleans and the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad said that their intermodal rail volumes are up more than 15% YTD,...

Port of New Orleans gets $230M for infrastructure projects

Officials with the Port of New Orleans have announced that the Louisiana Legislature has committed more than $230 million to port infrastructure projects, reports...

Here’s the latest on the Baton Rouge-to-New Orleans passenger rail

Efforts to establish a passenger rail service between Baton Rouge and New Orleans are slowly but surely progressing. That’s according to John Spain, senior adviser...

Corps requests public comments for Port Fourchon channel deepening

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is requesting public comments for the proposed deepening of the federal navigation channel at Port Fourchon. The proposed project...

Port NOLA names Coates as chief commercial officer

Amanda Coates is the new chief commercial officer at the Port of New Orleans, reports Biz New Orleans. She will be responsible for driving...

Port of New Orleans announces record container growth

The Port of New Orleans moved a total of 133,845 twenty-foot equivalent units during the third quarter of fiscal year 2024, representing a 19%...

State commission OKs Entergy’s $1.9B upgrade plan

Entergy Louisiana’s plan to upgrade its power transmission and distribution systems across the state will cost customers $1.9 billion, Louisiana Illuminator reports. The Louisiana Public Service Commission...

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