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Pipeline Explosion in Louisiana
Environment  (tags: pipeline explosion, Louisiana, workers injured, Paradis Pipeline Station )

- 822 days ago -
Two people were injured and another is still missing after a natural gas pipeline in Louisiana exploded, setting off a massive blow torch blaze that continues to burn.
Stop Auctioning Off Public Waters and Lands! - Petition
Environment  (tags: Gulf of Mexico, offshore drilling, Louisiana, historic flooding, Obama Administration )

- 976 days ago -
Despite historic flooding in Louisiana in August the Obama administration continued with business as usual and auctioned off an area the size of Virginia for offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
Rain Bombs and Thousand Year Floods Catch Americas Attention
Environment  (tags: rain bombs, Louisiana, inland storms, USA, global heat records, charts, thousand year floods )

- 983 days ago -
Massive Aug. floods in Louisiana have triggered new high level examination of large number of historic inland storms that have clobbered USA since May 2015. The cluster of dramatic downpours has coincided with 15 consecutive months of global heat records
Climate Change and the 1,000-Year Flood in Baton Rouge: When Will We Learn?
Environment  (tags: disasters, floods, Louisiana, climate change, weather, global warming )

- 991 days ago -
The floodwaters are receding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the scale of the damage is revealing itself. It has been described as a 1,000-year flood, leaving at least 13 people dead and close to 60,000 homes ruined.
Protect Louisiana's Scenic Rivers PETITION
Environment  (tags: rivers, protection, Louisiana )

- 1630 days ago -
The Amite River is entitled to protection under the Scenic Rivers Act. Take action today and tell the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to defend this important Louisiana river.
Mining Madness: 750-Foot-Deep Sinkhole Swallows Louisiana Town
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, pollution, salt mining, Texas Brine, Louisiana, sinkhole )

- 2091 days ago -
It began with bubbles. Bubbles of gas throughout the bayou. Nothing to get hysterical about. But it kept getting worse. ... The company in charge of the mining, Texas Brine, told state officials a sinkhole was highly unlikely.
Meet the Town That's Being Swallowed By a Sinkhole
Environment  (tags: Bayou Corne, Louisiana, Lake Peigneur 1980, Texaco, natural gas giant AGL Resources, Texas Brine, sinkhole, environmental disaster, explosive gases )

- 2095 days ago -
In November 1980 a Texaco oil rig punctured the top of a salt mine situated beneath the lake. The water above emptied into the mine, creating a whirlpool that sucked 11 barges into the caverns below. Here we go again! The Gulf of Mexico has salt domes too
Louisiana Sinkhole May of Been Caused By Texas Brine Company
Environment  (tags: Louisiana, Sinkhole, Texas Brine Company, cavern, Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespac, bubbles, Louisiana Department of Natural Resource )

- 2471 days ago -
Brine has industrial applications such as oilfield fluids and water softening. The Brine Sales and Distribution Division services the Texas and Louisiana coastal areas. Sinkhole is 324 feet in diameter has swallowed 100 foot tall cypress trees.
Will Our Last Hope Be a River of Acid? ACTION
Environment  (tags: Louisiana, Coastal Restoration, habitatdestruction, wildlife, environment, ecosystems )

- 2563 days ago -
Right now, there are plans to build a dirty coal terminal which will pollute wetlands that we so desperately need to restore. In fact, the proposed terminal would be built next to one of Louisiana's premier wetlands restoration projects.
Breaking: Gulf Oil Platform Explodes Off Louisiana Coast
Environment  (tags: oil spill, louisiana, oil platform )

- 3180 days ago -
An offshore oil rig has exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, west of the site of the April blast that caused the massive oil spill. 7 helicopters, 2 airplanes and 4 boats are en route to the site, about 80 miles south of Vermilion Bay along the Louisiana coast
Oil Spill Threatens Native Americans "Water" Village
Environment  (tags: oil, native american, Louisiana, water, culture loss, shrimp )

- 3237 days ago -
The town of Grand Bayou, La., has no streets and no cars, just water and boats. The Gulf oil spill is threatening the very existence of the Atakapa-Ishak Indians who live there.
Oil Pipeline Empties Into Delta Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana
Environment  (tags: environment, oil spill, pipeline, Louisiana, Wildlife Refuge, destruction, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

- 3327 days ago -
The Coast Guard, the State of Louisiana, and the Chevron Pipe Line Company (CPL) are responding to an oil spill from a pipeline in the Delta National Wildlife Refuge, approximately 18,000 gallons of crude oil has been released.
Black Bear Habitat May Become Protected
Environment  (tags: black bear, louisiana, endangered, habitat, environment )

- 4257 days ago -
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will decide within six months whether the Louisiana black bear needs 3 million acres of "critical habitat" to further protect the species listed as threatened. The agency proposed doing so in 1993, but landowners and

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