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  • LEAN seeks more information on handling of mercury release

    February 4, 2016 3:10 PM

    CONVENT - A Louisiana environmental non-profit organization wants more information from a St. James facility and state agency about the handling of a mercury release concern. The Louisiana Environmental Action Network tells Noranda Alumina and previous owner, Kaiser Aluminum Corp., in a notice of intent to sue letter that... more »
  • EPA sets limit for toxic pollutants released into waterways

    September 30, 2015 3:30 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency has imposed new standards for mercury, lead and other toxic pollutants that are discharged into the nation's rivers and streams from steam electric power plants. The pollutants can cause neurological damage in children, lead to cancer and damage the circulatory system, kidneys and livers.... more »
  • Mercury, PCBs prompt warning about Devil's Bayou Play Video

    August 13, 2015 4:53 PM

    Ed. note - As is said and shown in the story, the fish in Billy Whetstone's market do not and never have come from Devil's Swamp. BATON ROUGE - Louisiana agencies say nobody should eat fish or crawfish from Devil's Swamp and Bayou Baton Rouge, or swim or boat... more »

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