Louisiana To Develop A $700M Renewable Diesel Plant

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 01 May 2021 21:06:22 +0000

Governor Edwards announced plans for a $700 million renewable diesel refinery in Caldwell Parish this past week. He, along with CEO Paul Schubert of Strategic Biofuels LLC, made an announcement that the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Louisiana Green Fuels, will develop the plant near Columbia, LA. The plant will be on a 171-acre site at the […]

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Formosa Still Doesn’t Have Louisiana’s Best Interests At Heart

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2021 22:54:52 +0000

Formosa Plastics Group is planning to build a $9.4 billion manufacturing complex right in the middle of a Black community here in Louisiana. Although the Washington Post just recently reported on this, this isn’t exactly news. Before I dive into the newest article, I want to share some background of previous pieces I wrote about […]

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Louisiana’s $2.5B Oil Terminal On A Slave Cemetery Will Emit Over 500,000 Tons Of Air Pollution Annually

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 21:45:48 +0000

If it were possible to slap a state on the back of its head, I would do so. My state is doing something that is just straight bonkers. Not only will its shiny new $2.5 billion oil terminal emit 566,466 tons of greenhouse gases per year, but it’s being built upon a slave cemetery!!! A […]

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U.S. Interior Department Puts ~$249 Million Into Gulf State Coastal Conservation, Restoration, & Hurricane Protection

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 00:39:17 +0000

The U.S. Department of the Interior today announced nearly $249 million in Fiscal Year 2020 energy revenues to the four offshore Gulf oil and gas producing states — Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas — and their coastal political subdivisions (CPS). These funds, disbursed annually based on oil and gas production revenue, are used to support […]

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The Mid-Barataria Sediment Division — Saving Southeastern Louisiana’s Wetlands

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 21:44:07 +0000

Louisiana has been losing its wetlands due to erosion, climate change, and other factors for 80 years now and there is one project that could help not only save our wetlands but build new ones. The project is called the Mid-Barataria Sediment Division. The Army Corps of Engineers has released its Environmental Impact Statement for […]

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Dozens Of US Cities Are Banning Natural Gas Hookups In New Buildings — #CancelGas #ElectrifyEverything

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 15:07:06 +0000

A fight over legislation banning gas hookups in new buildings is exploding across the country, a Seattle Times and InsideClimate News joint investigation found. In the summer of 2019, Berkley, California, became the first city in the country to ban natural gas hookups in new building construction. Now, 42 cities in California have passed bans […]

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Louisiana Climate Initiatives Task Force: Call for Emission Reduction Action Proposals

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 03:17:48 +0000

Louisiana Clean Fuels (LCF) is looking for emission reduction action proposals. The Louisiana Climate Initiatives Task Force has identified strategies that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions all across the state’s economy and society, and these will be included in the Task Force’s Final Climate Report. The Louisiana Climate Initiatives Task Force will also investigate and […]

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My Hometown — Shreveport, Louisiana — Has Been Without Water For Days

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 07:20:50 +0000

The winter storm has affected most of the U.S. South, and Texas has been in the spotlight thanks to its disastrous leadership — blaming renewables and allowing its citizens to freeze while charging those with power abhorrently high prices — but Texas isn’t the only state that was affected. I live in Baton Rouge, but […]

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