Most of the fish we eat in the U.S. comes from other countries. Fishermen in Louisiana have long sought to displace some of those imports but the industry has faced challenges like hurricanes and the 2010 BP oil spill.
Now, a new source of fish in the gulf offers promise -- but also raises questions.
The Louisiana Association of United Ways released the ALICE report this week. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed -- the population of individuals and families who are working but still unable to afford the basic necessities: housing, food, childcare, healthcare and transportation.
An effective and non-addictive painkiller has been developed by researchers at Tulane University with the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System. The new compound has been in the works since a 1997 discovery of a brain receptor.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards joined New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and other officials to announce $234 million of federal money awarded for helping the city and state better handle future water disasters.
It comes 10 years after a post-Katrina visit to the Netherlands for advice.
The company responsible for an ongoing spill in the Gulf of Mexico is holding a public forum on Wednesday. Taylor Energy was mandated to share information about the spill and its cleanup efforts with the public.