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.
We spoke with the Lake Charles-raised author about her debut short story collection, Last One Out Shut Off the Lights.
Byhalia Connection developers claim eminent domain, try to buy Shelby County Schools property for pipeline planned to run through a Black Memphis neighborhood.
Outdated infrastructure, incomplete reporting, and lax environmental regulations make the extent of spills and leaks difficult to assess.
Boxtown residents have had little say in the Byhalia Connection pipeline project, which could erase their properties’ value and threaten Memphis’ water supply.