Defend democracy in the South.



April 27, 2011 - In the Gulf Coast, oil and gas interests have largely succeeded in derailing new health and safety rules in the wake of the BP disaster. Welcome to the political muscle and economic clout of the Gulf energy lobby. A special Facing South investigation by Chris Kromm and Sue Sturgis

What Shell owes Louisiana

August 20, 2008 - As Facing South previously reported, Louisiana's Governor Bobby Jindal made an important commitment last week to spending a billion dollars in state funds on coastal restoration and protection projects in the coming years.