EPA settles lawsuit filed by Louisiana and Texas groups.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has settled a lawsuit on measuring toxic emissions from refineries and chemical plants. The move comes after complaints by community groups in Texas and Louisiana.
Air quality concerns surface after chemical explosion.
The sight of smoke billowing over three separate explosions in south Louisiana within a week may have caused some concern about air quality. Officials are confident that there was no health danger. Others aren’t so sure.
The sight of Huey Long popping out of a seven-foot-tall cloth cake on Canal Street drew some curious looks and a few laughs. But the performance in front of the Ritz Hotel was aimed at a serious conference under way inside.