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  • DNR to appoint sinkhole commission

    March 18, 2013 9:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Department of Natural Resources Secretary Stephen Chustz will appoint the members of a "blue ribbon commission" by the end of this week to determine when Bayou Corne residents can safely return home. The sinkhole led to evacuation of about 150 homes in August. Patrick... more »
  • DNR geologist: Gas may be bubbling from salt dome

    July 16, 2012 11:16 AM

    ASSUMPTION PARISH, La. (AP) - A top geologist at the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources says bubbling gas in bayous in Assumption Parish may be connected to a salt dome deep underground. The Advocate reports that Madhurendu Kumar, director of DNR's geological oil and gas division, told residents last week... more »
  • DNR preparing for Louisiana's fresh water future

    November 8, 2011 10:17 PM

    Louisiana's Department of Natural Resources is preparing for the future --- tackling the question, how will we manage a diminishing water supply? With 66,000 miles in rivers and streams, just under 2,000 square miles in lakes, and over 9,000 square miles of wetlands, why is there a concern about... more »
  • DNR Secretary urges EPA To Revoke Greenhouse Gas Ruling

    December 28, 2009 11:32 AM

    Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Secretary Scott Angelle is calling for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reconsider its actions in taking steps toward a rule-making process that could create new restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions. In a letter to the EPA, Angelle calls on the EPA... more »

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