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The Advocate - Environment

Major gas leak reported from northwest Louisiana pipeline

3 days ago

Don't be fooled by hurricane season's slow start, NOAA says. Above-normal activity still expected

4 days ago

Louisiana man caught with sharks, meth in Terrebonne Parish bayou, authorities say

4 days ago

Could St. James pause solar farm plans until next year? Officials consider moratorium again

4 days ago

Updated hurricane forecast from NOAA again predicts above-normal season

4 days ago

Gulf dead zone smaller this year, but still five times size of Lake Pontchartrain

5 days ago

Record amount of stinky seaweed is choking shores in Caribbean: 'Absolutely devastating'

5 days ago

'Sunny day' flooding expected to worsen on Louisiana coast thanks to global warming

6 days ago

Biden administration to make $1 billion available to states for floods, extreme heat

7 days ago

Us vs. Nature: What it takes to stop the Mississippi River from changing course

8 days ago

More than 2,000 gallons of fuel oil spill in Mississippi River near Kenner, Coast Guard says

10 days ago

Land purchased, air permit approved for new gas plant in Iberville Parish that is part of solar mix

7 days ago

Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program gets $4.5M for restoration, climate change grants

10 days ago

'Hurricane Highway' wetlands restoration, other Louisiana projects given boosts in Senate bill

10 days ago

Sawmills and wood pellet plants pop up across Louisiana as firms bet on timber industry

11 days ago

Pontchartrain Beach restoration plan, with $10 entrance fee, moves forward after key vote

10 days ago

Louisiana's brown pelicans threatened as coastal islands vanish due to climate change

12 days ago

Russel Honoré calls on Louisiana industry to slow down LNG exports, boost refinery capacity

13 days ago

Residents raise concerns over Pontchartrain Beach revival plan

13 days ago

Photos: Hunting down the unofficial state bird of Louisiana- mosquitoes

14 days ago

$1.2 million grant allows LEAN, Tulane to create environmental justice curriculum for K-12 schools

14 days ago

What's in your ditch? In St. Tammany, it might be raw sewage and disease-carrying mosquito larvae

17 days ago

Bernhard Capital launches environmental services division after acquiring this company

17 days ago

A robot will rove the Gulf this year to study heat and hurricanes. Here's what it hopes to learn.

17 days ago

Donaldsonville carbon capture acreage grows for Texas company

17 days ago

Federal permit for $25 billion Louisiana LNG plant challenged by environmental groups

18 days ago

Louisiana's largest project fighting land loss is complete, restoring more than 1,000 acres

18 days ago

Monarch butterflies now listed as endangered after 'devastating decline' in numbers

18 days ago

Inflation a new threat to Louisiana coastal and flood protection projects

19 days ago

Louisiana could see $1.9B from Gulf oil, additional money from wind, under Senate bill

19 days ago

Should a revived Pontchartrain Beach charge $10 admission? Proposal critiqued at hearing

19 days ago

Why is the sky red like 'a sunset' in the early afternoon? Residents blame chronic dust from plant

24 days ago

Louisiana water suppliers may face costly upgrades to remove 'forever chemicals'

24 days ago

As Hurricane Ida's debris still clogs waterways, a rural parish anxiously watches the weather

25 days ago

Geismar fertilizer company to pay $1.5 million fine, set aside $84 million to clean up gypsum stacks

25 days ago

High natural gas prices, hot weather drives costly New Orleans utility bills, Entergy says

26 days ago

This sliver of Louisiana is responsible for most of the state's carbon emissions, new study says

26 days ago

More than 1 million gallons of oil – so far – collected from longest-running spill in U.S. history

27 days ago

Ivory billed woodpecker gains reprieve from plan to declare it extinct

28 days ago

Officials in rural Louisiana grapple with 'going solar' as utilities, industry drive demand

29 days ago

10 Louisiana beaches are unsafe to swim in due to poor water quality, LDH reports

1 month ago

Amid energy upheaval, Louisiana's oil and gas production is trending upward

1 month ago

An above-average hurricane season is already ahead of schedule: 'People should be ready'

1 month ago

Update: All of Assumption Parish, part of St. Martin remain under boil water advisory after new leak

1 month ago

St. James officials will take close look at solar farms costs, benefits, but defer vote on halt for now

1 month ago

Inside a $864K fight between a cash-strapped rural parish and a troubled iron plant

1 month ago

Corps backs $1.3B plan to floodproof homes, businesses in Iberia, St. Martin, St. Mary parishes

1 month ago

National Urban League CEO Marc Morial comes out against Wallace grain elevator project

1 month ago

New study spells more bad news for Louisiana's freshwater wetlands

18 days ago

How can New Orleans public spaces become storm-ready hubs? These architects have some ideas

1 month ago

A Covington company thinks your empty wine bottle can be used for the greater good

1 month ago