Much of the South’s power and internet infrastructure is decades old, and increasingly failing communities during extreme weather events.
Displaced students and teachers balancing storm recovery and a mix of in-person and virtual classes need support, but most schools lack funding or capacity for mental health services.
Louisiana chemical facilities are ‘ticking time bombs’ during hurricanes. Residents are left in the dark about the risks.
An analysis by WWNO/WRKF and Southerly reveals worst-case scenarios for toxic air pollutant releases or chemical explosions by 30 facilities in Louisiana.
Outdated infrastructure, incomplete reporting, and lax environmental regulations make the extent of spills and leaks difficult to assess.
Public records show a Louisiana lawmaker is getting paid to push a proposed pipeline through Black, Indigenous communities
The 280-mile Delta Express pipeline would connect an existing natural gas pipeline in northern Louisiana to a liquid natural gas facility in its southernmost parish.
Backfilling oil and gas canals could be a more affordable and immediate solution to restore damaged wetlands.
Fifteen years after the storm, the former leader of the Department of Defense’s response talks about his environmental advocacy work, disaster preparation, and the pandemic.