Infrastructure & Environment

Southern Louisiana Picks a Fight With Big Oil to Save the Wetlands

The region's coastal marshes are disappearing, making it even more vulnerable to storms like Katrina. Municipalities want to make the state’s biggest industry pay for the damage.

States Step Up Scrutiny of Oil Train Shipments

Some states are looking to prevent more derailments and spills, but the freight industry doesn't want more regulation.

How to Conserve Water Without Bankrupting Water Utilities

The more water people save, the more money utilities lose. But new pricing models could change that.

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