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Coastal erosion suits to be tried in state, not federal, courts

A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans said last week that coastal erosion lawsuits filed by Louisiana...

Air Products sues Livingston Parish over carbon capture moratorium

Air Products, a Pennsylvania-based company looking to store industrial carbon dioxide emissions under Lake Maurepas, is suing the Livingston Parish Council for attempting to...

DEQ fines Drax record $3.2 million for pollution at N. Louisiana wood pellet mills

The company that runs Britain’s biggest power station has agreed to pay $3.2 million to settle air pollution claims against two of its wood...

Louisiana parishes reject $100 million settlement for coastal erosion

A proposed $100 million settlement in a lawsuit against energy company Freeport-McMoRan over alleged damage to the coast continues to unravel, most recently with...

FBI warns of drone risk after detections at Louisiana chemical facilities

Drones have been spotted flying over Louisiana chemical facilities and a pipeline over the past year and a half, prompting an FBI warning last...

Feds raid QuarterNorth Energy’s Lafayette office in spill probe

Federal investigators raided a deepwater oil explorer’s Louisiana office last week as part of a probe into an offshore spill, a rare escalation for...

Judge throws out air permits for planned $9.4 billion St. James complex

A Louisiana judge has thrown out air quality permits for a Taiwanese company’s planned $9.4 billion plastics complex in St. James Parish, a rare...

Louisiana oil & gas leaders hail offshore lease win

Leaders in Louisiana's oil and gas industry are praising a recent court ruling that halts President Biden's ban on lease sales in the Gulf...

PSC sues FERC over nuclear plant inaction

The Louisiana Public Service Commission is suing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, alleging the federal agency is slow-walking decisions regarding Entergy’s Grand Gulf nuclear...

Regulators questioned Cheniere pollution controls during LNG permitting

U.S. regulators raised doubts about Cheniere Energy's decision to install higher-polluting gas-fired turbines at its Gulf Coast liquefied natural gas terminals in Texas and...

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