by Alice Ollstein Posted on January 23, 2015
The fossil fuel and fishing industries have tenuously coexisted in Louisiana for generations. Now, a growing sector of the fishing community is speaking out, accusing the oil and gas companies of threatening their very existence.
by Kira Lerner & Alice Ollstein Posted on January 22, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
Left with few protections and without recognition from the federal government, two Louisiana tribes are forced to take matters into their own hands as their land disappears.
by Alice Ollstein & Kira Lerner Posted on January 21, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
As the state loses a football field-sized area of land every hour, Louisiana's Flood Protection Authority has leveled a historic lawsuit against oil and gas companies.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 16, 2015
"There is no way to know with precision how much oil discharged into the Gulf of Mexico."
by Alice Ollstein & Kira Lerner Posted on December 7, 2014
As the last Democrat and the last woman in statewide office, Landrieu’s widely-predicted loss will have a major impact on Louisiana.
by Alice Ollstein & Kira Lerner Posted on December 6, 2014 Updated: December 6, 2014
Election Protection volunteers have concerns stemming from the state’s long history of voter suppression and problems that have surfaced in recent years.
by Kira Lerner Posted on December 1, 2014
“Race relations have deteriorated a bit in this country,” Landrieu said.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 21, 2014 Updated: November 21, 2014
Everything we know, and everything we don't, about the oil rig explosion off the coast of Louisiana that killed one worker on Thursday.
by Kira Lerner Posted on November 19, 2014 Updated: November 24, 2014
The secretary of state has said his office hasn't received any complaints of voter fraud.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on November 14, 2014
Not only will the oil will be transported across America to refineries in Texas, to be sold abroad, and result in just 35 permanent jobs. It's also likely to be an ineffective political tactic.