May 13, 2022 -
With almost 20 new natural gas projects slated to open this year alone in Louisiana and Texas, environmental health and justice activists in the region say the Biden administration's recent restoration of transparency provisions in the National Environmental Policy Act, rolled back by its predecessor, will provide a critical shield for them in their battle with the industry.
March 27, 2015 -
A Louisiana scientist who has spent decades helping communities affected by oil and gas drilling details what residents of the Southeast can expect if the industry is allowed to operate on the Atlantic Coast.
August 15, 2013 -
It was a year ago this month that a massive sinkhole opened up at the site of Texas Brine's operations in Assumption Parish, La., with improper mining the suspected cause. The state has sued the company, which is in buyout negotiations with some of the hundreds of residents affected by a mandatory evacuation order.
May 30, 2013 -
A chemical spill from a natural gas facility has been sickening residents of an African-American community near Mobile, Ala. for five years now -- and it could take years to clean up the mess.
April 29, 2013 -
An ad campaign featuring images of Exxon Mobil's Arkansas oil spill disaster targets the federal regulators in charge of approving the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project.
April 18, 2013 -
When Gulf Coast activists attended BP's annual meeting last week to express concerns about the ongoing environmental health problems related to the 2010 oil disaster, BP chief Bob Dudley assured them it's an "ecosystem that's used to oil."
September 24, 2012 -
As the boom in oil and gas drilling sends a surge of waste into underground injection wells, safeguards for disposing of these materials are sometimes being ignored or circumvented.