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  • EPA: La. must tighten Nucor air pollution permit

    March 22, 2014 3:33 PM

    CONVENT, La. (AP) - The federal Environmental Protection Agency is ordering the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality to tighten the air pollution permit granted to Nucor Corp.'s St. James Parish plant. NOLA.com ' T he Times-Picayune reports that the EPA concludes the new pig iron and direct reduced iron manufacturing... more »
  • Permit OK'd, after delay, for big fishing tourney

    April 6, 2012 11:06 AM

    GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - After delaying action last week, the Town Council of Grand Isle has voted to issue a permit for the popular Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo. The annual fishing tournament is now set for July 26-28. The rodeo brings about 15,000 people to the barrier island that... more »
  • Drilling Permit Hailed as 'Policy Breakthrough'

    March 1, 2011 2:28 AM

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) announced Monday that it has approved the first deep-water drilling permit in the Gulf of Mexico since last year's oil disaster in the Gulf. "It's certainly a policy breakthrough," said Scott Angelle, Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Natural... more »
  • Vinton Strip Club Wins Alcohol Permit

    September 3, 2010 9:42 AM

    Under court order, Calcasieu Parish police jurors have reversed themselves and granted an alcohol permit to a Vinton strip club. The permit had been denied last month. The company seeking the permit, Vinton Golf & Travel Club, went to court. On Monday, Judge Robert Wyatt ruled that the Police Jury... more »
  • Permit Sought for Gas Facility

    June 3, 2010 7:48 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - AGL Resources has begun the permitting process for the controversial expansion of its natural gas storage facility in salt domes under Lake Peigneur in Iberia Parish. The company filed a notice last month of its plans to seek a permit from the state Department of Natural... more »
  • First New Drilling Permit Granted

    June 2, 2010 1:57 PM

    Federal regulators have approved the first new Gulf of Mexico oil well since President Barack Obama lifted a brief ban on drilling in shallow water. The Minerals Management Service on Wednesday granted a drilling permit sought by Bandon Oil and Gas for a site about 50 miles off... more »
  • La. gas storage project faces opposition

    February 15, 2010 11:48 AM

    FRANKLIN, La. (AP) - An environmental group wants to stop a natural gas storage project in St. Mary Parish. The Louisiana Environmental Action Network has asked the state Department of Environmental Quality to deny a permit for the Henry Gas Storage plan. The report from LEAN says the plans to... more »

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