The state’s coastal restoration plan is funded mostly by oil spill settlements—not royalties from offshore drilling.
The state’s unwavering support of the oil, gas, and chemical industries has made it difficult to reduce emissions, fund coastal restoration, or address extreme weather.
Nearly half of known Gulf of Mexico worker fatalities didn’t fit the agency’s reporting criteria.
According to studies, a major coastal project could lead to more dolphin fatalities. This story was published in partnership with Louisiana Illuminator. Gulf Coast researchers are raising alarms about a $1.4 billion coastal restoration project’s potential to kill and injure bottlenose dolphins. Now, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries employee whose job it was […]
Wood pellet manufacturing plants have underreported emissions at plants throughout the South, which are most often in Black and low-income communities.
After reading Southerly and WWNO/WRKF’s recent investigation, Louisiana native David LaCerte says this issue will be a priority.
An analysis by WWNO/WRKF and Southerly reveals worst-case scenarios for toxic air pollutant releases or chemical explosions by 30 facilities in Louisiana.