Coastal Desk

Sheriff's deputies negotiate with protesters disrupting construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline in Sept. 2018.
Travis Lux / WWNO

The temporary closure of the Dakota Access Pipeline will not affect Louisiana’s Bayou Bridge Pipeline, according to the company that owns both.

Cheryl Gerber / Louisiana Bucket Brigade

Activists in St. James Parish have been fighting the development of a giant plastic manufacturing plant there for years. They have filed lawsuits, protested at the state capitol, and committed acts of civil disobedience. Now, two of them are facing felony charges and they say they’re being targeted for their activism.

NOAA

The big Saharan dust cloud headed for the southeastern United States seems a bit much in our current moment, but it's not that unusual.

Eileen Fleming / WRKF

The state of Louisiana has joined two lawsuits as a defendant over the operation of the Bonnet Carre Spillway.

Joan M. Garvey

Residents along the 2300 block of Esplanade Avenue have had unusual neighbors for the past several years – hundreds of night herons.

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