Hurricane Ida Damage Lookout: Volunteer Online!

Join Hurricane Ida Damage Lookout! Stand up for environmental justice in Gulf communities and fight back against oil and gas development. This is something you can do from the comfort of your own home. Whether you spend 5 minutes or an hour on this project you are helping identify the impacts of Hurricane Ida to industrial facilities throughout Louisiana.

Giants Can Fall: Victory in St. James Parish against Formosa Plastics

St James is a rural parish (county) in Southeast Louisiana that sits on both banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The parish is located in the 85-mile stretch between Baton Rouge and New Orleans known as “Cancer Alley” because it’s home to more than a hundred industrial facilities and some of the most toxic air …

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Update on Pearl River One Lake project Part 1: Next Steps, FOIA Silence, and Tight-Lipped Agencies

One Lake Update Summer 2021 Blog Part 1:After three years of waiting, a completed draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) should be returned to the Army Secretary at the Pentagon in September for his review and a decison. The non-federal sponsors of the One Lake project have been quiet about the draft’s progress and have rebuffed Freedom of Information Act requests.

Disappointments and small wins: the 2020 FL Legislature

An update on the 2021 Florida Legislature

If I had to describe the recently-completed session of the Florida Legislature, I would sum it up as preemption and more preemption, steps forward on climate adaptation and the Feds rescue Florida. Oh—and more kicking the can down the road on the issue of stopping climate change. Let’s take a look. Preemption legislation is that …

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