Regulators dropping pilot study of cancer risks near nuclear plants
Chemical spills still tainting West Virginia waters a year after Freedom Industries disaster, newspaper reports
A year after the release of gallons of a licorice-smelling toxic chemical into West Virginia's Elk River left residents without a safe water supply, thousands of spills of toxic chemicals continue to be reported to state agencies, said.
Nation fails to address coastal and inland flood risks, civil engineer society says
Katrina-the-media-behemoth is expected to gain strength as the Aug. 29 anniversary of the storm approaches.
Louisiana asks Trump to speed review of 5 coastal restoration projects
Fast-track projects would include Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton sediment diversions, freshwater diversion to Maurepas Swamp
Corps of Engineers, FEMA, local officials disagree with website's ranking of New Orleans as worst place to own a home
The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers don't exactly agree with the recent ranking of New Orleans as the worst place in the United States to own a home by the Weather Channel's Weather.com news website. Weather.com ranked counties...
Committee chooses Jindal-appointed east bank authority president Joe Hassinger as one of two nominees for N.
The producers of "American Crime Story" recently announced that the second season of the highly popular true crime anthology TV series will focus on Hurricane Katrina. Critical reaction appeared to be decidedly against the decision to focus on the
West Jefferson kills new flood protection tax; Algiers renews one
West Jefferson kills new flood protection tax;
Oil company agrees to pay $715,000 for Atchafalaya basin spills
ORB Exploration LLC of Lafayette was found responsible for spills in Frog Lake and Crocodile Bayou in the Atchafalaya River basin
Committees recommend applicants for east bank, West Bank levee authorities
Among the five nominees recommended to fill four east bank and west bank levee authority seats, Gov. Bobby Jindal will be asked to reappoint an existing east bank levee authority member who voted in favor of a controversial wetlands damage lawsuit the authority filed against oil interests.
Louisiana, federal government argue over who pays for MR-GO restoration in court filings
The state of Louisiana and the federal government continued their argument in federal court Wednesday (July 22) over who should pay the $2.9 billion cost of restoring wetlands destroyed by the construction and operation of the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet, a now-closed shipping shortcut from...
Corps recommends opening Bonnet Carre Spillway, possibly beginning Saturday
The Mississippi River is forecast to be at flood stage, 17 feet, at the Carrollton Gage in New Orleans through at least Feb. according to the National Weather Service.
Stop storing hazardous rail cars on Leake Ave., neighborhood association says
But city of New Orleans, Public Belt Railroad say there's no danger and the…
Expect 1 to 4 inches of rain, accompanied by severe thunderstorms and a possible tornado or two to dampen Saturday Halloween celebrations, National Weather Service meteorologists said Thursday (Oct.
Pipeline moves Mississippi River sand to create land bridge across three parishes
The Mississippi River rose to 15 feet at the Carrollton Gage in New Orleans on Friday (July triggering additional "flood fight" procedures to be enforced by the Army Corps of Engineers. The river is expected to peak at feet on.