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Louisiana city council decision stalls a $2.2 billion methanol project
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Louisiana city council decision stalls a $2.2 billion methanol project

The stalled plant, planned for majority Black district in St James Parish, would have produced 2 million tons of methanol annually, used in a variety of products including plastics and fuels.

‘Dead zone' smaller than expected, but bigger than desired

‘Dead zone' smaller than expected, but bigger than desired

Though significantly smaller than expected, this year's dead zone still far exceeds the long-term goal.
Actors were paid to support Entergy’s power plant at New Orleans City Council meetings
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Actors were paid to support Entergy’s power plant at New Orleans City Council meetings

Dozens of people in orange shirts showed up at meetings to support Entergy's new power plant. But for many of them, it was just an acting gig. They were paid to show up and speak on the company's behalf. The Lens interviewed a few of them and reviewed messages outlining the astroturfing effort.
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