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7:00 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Environmental Group Seeks Safety Improvements At Refineries

An oil refinery in Chalmette, La.
Pattie Steib Shutterstock

Environmental activists in the Louisiana Bucket Brigade say accidents at Louisiana’s refineries and chemical plants average about six a week. The group is calling for more safety measures.

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7:00 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Oil Industry Meeting In New Orleans Urged To Increase Safety, Coastal Restoration Efforts

'Huey Long' makes appearance at the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association meeting.
Credit Eileen Fleming / WWNO

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.

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