Louisiana post archive

Who’s In Charge?

Is Louisiana’s Office of Conservation really in charge of conservation? Part 7 of our “F#*ck This” series.

Introducing PetroState

The Bayou Brief launches an investigative project on Big Oil, Gas Giants, and the “Invisible Empire” that controls Louisiana’s economy.

Book Review | Landfall by Greg Meffert

The self-published memoir by Greg Meffert, New Orleans’ disgraced former Chief Technology Officer, reveals a brash opportunist at the center of a massive public corruption scandal. Meffert’s book has moments of insight, but ultimately, “Landfall” is about a man who still struggles to acknowledge the extent of his own downfall.

A review by Peter Athas.