The persistence and growth of a large area of hypoxic (low oxygen) water off Louisiana’s coast is a long-standing problem that threatens the state’s coastal fisheries and the communities who depend on them. Louisiana Environmental Action Network, Louisiana Audubon Council, Gulf Restoration Network, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, Delta Chapter of the Sierra Club, Louisiana Bayoukeeper, Lower Mississippi Riverkeeper, Ouachita Riverkeeper and RESTORE write letter to CPRA to address nutrient reduction.
Health Concerns in BP's Own Manual Raise Questions
Anonymous Whistleblower Provides Document; Groups Send Letter as Settlement Looms
Gulf Detox Project, Success Story #1
Vessel of Opportunity worker, Jorey Danos talks about his experience working the Oil Spill of 2010, his subsequent health problems and finding relief through the Gulf Coast Detoxification Project.
Making It Right? A clean-up worker & Gulf tourist discuss the health problems that they are experiencing following their interactions with the BP Gulf Oil Disaster.
The Louisiana State Court of Appeal ordered the State Department of Environmental Quality to test the environmental impact of discharges from produced waters from oil and gas production activities within Louisiana territorial waters in the Gulf of Mexico, upholding the position of the Louisiana Environmental Action Network (LEAN) and its attorney Stuart H. Smith that DEQ failed to protect the public from pollution and possible radiation poisoning when it issued oil and gas permits for exploration without proper monitoring of the resultant impact on territorial waters.