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Carbon Dioxide Waste Capture and Injection: A False Solution for Louisiana and the World

In recent years, carbon dioxide (CO2) waste capture and injection, also known as carbon capture and storage (CCS) and carbon capture use and storage (CCUS), has gained momentum as a suggested climate change solution, especially as the United States federal government throws billions of dollars behind it. This unproven technology has been particularly attractive to …

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lightning strike ignited massive fire at Calcasieu Refining

Environmental Emergency at Calcasieu Refining

Lake Charles, LA – On the afternoon of Saturday, June 3rd, as many prepared to enjoy the weekend with family and friends, an unanticipated environmental emergency occurred. As rain began to fall, lightning struck a tanker at Calcasieu Refining, igniting a massive fire. The tanker contained around 46,000 barrels of naphtha, a flammable hydrocarbon product.  …

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Louisiana Communities Take Action for People & Planet

It’s been a busy spring for Healthy Gulf and our community partners in Louisiana. With more than 34 new methane gas, carbon capture and petrochemical projects planned for the state, Louisiana is ground zero for fossil fuels and climate chaos. But we’re building a broad, fighting movement for  people and our planet!  In March we …

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