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Energy Smart Program Celebrates 11 Years

NEW ORLEANS (press release) — With rising prices in the marketplace for day-to-day items, it’s more important now than ever that customers have tools...

EPA Probes Environmental Justice in Louisiana Projects

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating whether Louisiana’s health and environmental agencies discriminated against Black residents in connection with air pollution from...

Gov. Edwards, Cleco Announce $900 Million Emissions Reduction Project

BATON ROUGE, La. (press release) — Gov. John Bel Edwards and Cleco Corporate Holdings president and CEO Bill Fontenot announced the company will invest...

La. Bill That Would Exclude Solar, Wind from Tax Exemption Put on Hold

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — Legislation to exclude wind and solar farms from a Louisiana tax exemption program drew pushback from lawmakers on...

In Louisiana and Elsewhere, Storms Batter Aging Power Grids

NEW YORK (AP) — Power outages from severe weather across the U.S. have doubled over the past two decades, as a warming climate stirs more...

Energy Service Provider Marks 75 Years in Business

GRAY, La. (press release) – From its founding in 1947 in Larose, La., Danos has continuously evolved and expanded to serve its customers. This...

Chevron Collaborates with Foundation on Louisiana Reforestation Project

HOUSTON / ITHACA, N.Y. (press release)— Chevron U.S.A. Inc., through its Chevron New Energies division, and Restore the Earth Foundation, Inc. announced agreement for...

What Drivers in Louisiana are Paying in Gas Taxes

BATON ROUGE (The Center Square) — Gas prices are hovering near all-time highs in the United States. The average price of a gallon of...

Danos Completes Nature-Based Coastal Restoration Projects for Shell

GRAY, La. (press release) – In late 2021, Danos completed four coastal restoration projects in south Louisiana on behalf of Shell Pipeline Company. The...

At Annual Meeting, GNO Inc.’s Michael Hecht Says It’s Time to ‘Change the Game’

NEW ORLEANS — Michael Hecht, president and CEO of Greater New Orleans Inc., says he wants to “change the game” in regard to economic...

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