PetroState 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.

The DeSoto Parish Matter: “These Are the Facts As We See Them”

In rural northwest Louisiana, where fracking is now king, a state agency declared an environmental emergency. Months later, some affected residents and property owners still haven’t been told.

Sue Lincoln reports on her meeting with officials in Louisiana’s Department of Natural Resources in Part Five of the series “F#*ck This.”