Environment

Gulf of Mexico
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Associated Press
August 04, 2020 - 9:08 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical weather stirred up the Gulf of Mexico, reducing this year’s dead zone off Louisiana’s coast to the third-smallest ever measured, the scientist who has measured it since 1985 said Tuesday.
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Lizzy Buczak
June 18, 2020 - 2:59 pm
Lyft plans to have a fully electric fleet by 2030. The ride hailing company announced on Wednesday its plan to transition to “100 percent” electric or zero-emission vehicles. Read more.
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oil
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WWL Newsroom
May 29, 2020 - 3:04 pm
Legislation barring local governments from suing oil and gas companies for coastal damage fizzled in the Louisiana House after backers couldn't get enough lawmakers to lin eup in support the bill before the session ended.
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Wetlands
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WWL Newsroom
May 27, 2020 - 3:30 pm
The Louisiana House Natural Resources Committee has approved legislation that would terminate lawsuits filed by parishes that seek compensation from oil companies for contributing to coastal land loss. The bill’s author, Senator Michael Fesi (R-Houma), says these types of lawsuits should be filed...
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Venomous caterpillars cause painful stings and swelling
Associated Press
April 25, 2020 - 1:31 pm
Venomous caterpillars cause painful stings and swelling
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RADIO.COM Staff
April 22, 2020 - 5:53 am
This year marks Earth Day’s 50th anniversary. And while many will be celebrating the occasion — albeit in ways they never have before — few people know about the history of the event. This is why we celebrate the holiday.
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Shell oil looking to sell Convent refinery, salt dome
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Chris Miller
April 18, 2020 - 7:44 pm
Residents of New Orleans and St. Bernard Parish reported an odor like burning tires or paint thinner after St. Bernard Parish authhorities reported lightning striking Chalmette Refinery.
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Deepwater Horizon on fire 2010
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Associated Press
April 18, 2020 - 11:08 am
Louisiana resilience from tragedy-after-tragedy shines through
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Chris Miller
March 31, 2020 - 6:33 pm
Rising water on the Mississippi River has the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers considering opening the Bonnet Carre spillway. It would be a record third consecutive year of operating the spillway if that happens
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Lion cubs born at Audubon Zoo!
Audubon Zoo
Thomas Perumean
January 22, 2020 - 7:13 am
Lion couple at Audubon Zoo start a family! Kali and Arnold, both four-years old are now parents. The two cubs are with their mother in the den provided for her. The cubs and mom are bonding and will remain in their private area for at least twelve weeks.
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