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    PRAGER U: Are Electric Cars Really Green?

PRAGER U: Are Electric Cars Really Green?

Cheat answer: nope. Are electric cars greener than conventional gasoline cars? If so, how much greener? What about the CO2 emissions produced during electric cars’ production? And where does the

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    Obama Fantasizes About A $10 Tax Per Barrel Of Oil, And Predictably Gets Told To Shaddap

Obama Fantasizes About A $10 Tax Per Barrel Of Oil, And Predictably Gets Told To Shaddap

So says Louisiana’s congressional delegation, as you might imagine. The proposal by the president, who if you’ll remember rattled out a vague idea for incentivizing communities and states which have

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    Writer For The Lens Brags Fighting Climate Change Will Destroy Louisiana Jobs

Writer For The Lens Brags Fighting Climate Change Will Destroy Louisiana Jobs

Many greenies here in Louisiana when they argue for fighting climate change say that there is a way to protect jobs in the oil industry and saving the environment. But

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    BRIGGS: Something’s Got To Give!

BRIGGS: Something’s Got To Give!

November 2014 brought about many changes for the oil and gas way of life. For starters, the price for a barrel of crude oil dropped from $115 down to as

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    WASTE? Louisiana Pays Nearly $20K For Man-Made New Orleans ‘Wetlands’ That Were The Result Of A Broken Pipe

WASTE? Louisiana Pays Nearly $20K For Man-Made New Orleans ‘Wetlands’ That Were The Result Of A Broken Pipe

The state of Louisiana has paid almost $20,000 for the removal of wetlands in New Orleans’ City Park that were never actually wetlands. Dishing out $19,600 to pay for the

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    HITHER AND YON: The Oil Industry, Flat On Its Back

HITHER AND YON: The Oil Industry, Flat On Its Back

One of the largest reasons for Louisiana’s budget problems is the largest reason for its high unemployment rate; namely, that the price of oil is in a profound state of

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BRIGGS: 2016 Brings Continued Challenges For Oil And Gas Industry

  BRIGGS: 2016 Brings Continued Challenges For Oil And Gas Industry

2015 has come and gone with much fanfare. Crude oil prices dropped to historic lows, natural gas prices took a

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KLAVAN AND WHITTLE: Does Limitless Energy Equate To A Limitless Future?

  KLAVAN AND WHITTLE: Does Limitless Energy Equate To A Limitless Future?

A quick discussion about energy, and the role it plays in civilization – and along the way an indictment of

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BRIGGS: Oil And Gas Industry Ready To Engage New Officials

  BRIGGS: Oil And Gas Industry Ready To Engage New Officials

The citizens across the great state of Louisiana exercised their rights and elected a whole new group of elected officials.

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Here Is Weatherman Bob Breck’s Honest Rant About Climate Change That’s Sweeping The Internet

  Here Is Weatherman Bob Breck’s Honest Rant About Climate Change That’s Sweeping The Internet

FOX8’s energetic and hilarious Bob Breck is everyone’s favorite weatherman who unloaded on the issue of climate change yesterday. Breck

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PRAGER U: Is Climate Change Our Biggest Problem?

  PRAGER U: Is Climate Change Our Biggest Problem?

Is man-made climate change our biggest problem? Are the wildfires, droughts and hurricanes we see on the news an omen

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LOGA Puts Out A Statement Laying Waste To John Bel Edwards

  LOGA Puts Out A Statement Laying Waste To John Bel Edwards

They’re not playing around. They really, really don’t have much use for him. Baton Rouge, LA-This week, John Bel Edwards

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PRAGER U: Can We Rely On Wind And Solar Energy?

  PRAGER U: Can We Rely On Wind And Solar Energy?

The short answer is “no.” For two reasons – first, neither form of energy is concentrated into something that can

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Obama Threatens Veto of Oil Export Bill

  Obama Threatens Veto of Oil Export Bill

To clarify, a bill that would eliminate the crude oil export ban. The Obama administration has formally threatened a veto on

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Sharon Hewitt Schools Pete Schneider On Fracking In Their Recent Forum

  Sharon Hewitt Schools Pete Schneider On Fracking In Their Recent Forum

The race in Senate District 1 is going to be very hotly contested between former State Rep. Pete Schneider (R-Slidell)

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So Big Solar Held A Party….Oops An ‘Energy Security Summit’ At The USS Kidd Last Night

  So Big Solar Held A Party….Oops An ‘Energy Security Summit’ At The USS Kidd Last Night

The solar industry and all of its advocates brought their solar circus from the West Coast to Baton Rouge ahead

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BRIGGS: New Governor Must Address Tort Reform

  BRIGGS: New Governor Must Address Tort Reform

Political television ads, billboards, yard signs and doorknockers are all indicators of campaign season in Louisiana being in full swing.

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LANDRY: Texas Trial Lawyers Seeking Louisiana Plaintiffs To Sue Chesapeake Energy

  LANDRY: Texas Trial Lawyers Seeking Louisiana Plaintiffs To Sue Chesapeake Energy

Lawyers from the Lone Star State are heading to Bossier City this week looking for a goldmine of Louisiana landowners. Through

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BRIGGS: The Current Oil And Gas Downturn Might Be Our New Normal

  BRIGGS: The Current Oil And Gas Downturn Might Be Our New Normal

The cat has long been let out of the bag. Saudi Arabia and OPEC have a goal to end the

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