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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.


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.

Richie Blink

The people of Plaquemines Parish are experienced in surviving disasters, from floods to hurricanes, but now this community is facing one of the biggest threats yet: the collapsing oil market.