Julie Dermansky

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Julie Dermansky is a multimedia reporter and artist based in New Orleans. She is an affiliate scholar at Rutgers University’s Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights. Visit her website at www.jsdart.com.

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Federal agencies evade questions about potential bias in the handling of New Fortress Energy’s application for a floating LNG facility off the Louisiana coast.

Federal agencies evade questions about potential bias in the handling of New Fortress Energy’s application for a floating LNG facility off the Louisiana coast.
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Louisiana regulator extends comment period for permit application for another LNG export project on the Gulf Coast after contentious public hearing, but does little to inform the public of the extension.

Louisiana regulator extends comment period for permit application for another LNG export project on the Gulf Coast after contentious public hearing, but does little to inform the public of the extension.
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Tornado victims weigh the risks of rebuilding in an area previously devastated by Hurricane Katrina, as the fossil fuel industry expands on the Gulf Coast despite climate scientists’ warnings.

Tornado victims weigh the risks of rebuilding in an area previously devastated by Hurricane Katrina, as the fossil fuel industry expands on the Gulf Coast despite climate scientists’ warnings.
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Indigenous leader asserts solutions to halt the climate crisis and build back better are at hand, but is skeptical they will be embraced in time.

Indigenous leader asserts solutions to halt the climate crisis and build back better are at hand, but is skeptical they will be embraced in time.
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Without clear rules, a program to cut methane emissions at orphaned wells is ripe for "fraud and abuse at the state level," a decarbonization expert warns.

Without clear rules, a program to cut methane emissions at orphaned wells is ripe for "fraud and abuse at the state level," a decarbonization expert warns.
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State regulators left the public in the dark for weeks after a major diesel fuel spill near New Orleans. The spill came from a pipeline owned by a company the state had just granted a permit to a nearby project.

State regulators left the public in the dark for weeks after a major diesel fuel spill near New Orleans. The spill came from a pipeline owned by a company the state had just granted a permit to a nearby project.
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Neighbors of the new Gulf Coast Growth Ventures facility near Corpus Christi say ExxonMobil and SABIC have left them in the dark while courting local regulators.

Neighbors of the new Gulf Coast Growth Ventures facility near Corpus Christi say ExxonMobil and SABIC have left them in the dark while courting local regulators.
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From Hurricane Ida to Indigenous-led protests outside the White House, DeSmog documents the impacts of and actions taken to tackle a warming world.

From Hurricane Ida to Indigenous-led protests outside the White House, DeSmog documents the impacts of and actions taken to tackle a warming world.
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Environmental advocates fear the Gulf Coast is poised to become a sacrifice zone as the latest petrochemical facility goes into production.

Environmental advocates fear the Gulf Coast is poised to become a sacrifice zone as the latest petrochemical facility goes into production.
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Ten of Laredo, Texas’s schools rank in the country’s top 1 percent of schools where students’ health is most at risk from toxic air pollution, in large part due to emissions from one medical equipment sterilization plant.

Ten of Laredo, Texas’s schools rank in the country’s top 1 percent of schools where students’ health is most at risk from toxic air pollution, in large part due to emissions from one medical equipment sterilization plant.
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Federal agencies evade questions about potential bias in the handling of New Fortress Energy’s application for a floating LNG facility off the Louisiana coast.

Federal agencies evade questions about potential bias in the handling of New Fortress Energy’s application for a floating LNG facility off the Louisiana coast.
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Louisiana regulator extends comment period for permit application for another LNG export project on the Gulf Coast after contentious public hearing, but does little to inform the public of the extension.

Louisiana regulator extends comment period for permit application for another LNG export project on the Gulf Coast after contentious public hearing, but does little to inform the public of the extension.
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Tornado victims weigh the risks of rebuilding in an area previously devastated by Hurricane Katrina, as the fossil fuel industry expands on the Gulf Coast despite climate scientists’ warnings.

Tornado victims weigh the risks of rebuilding in an area previously devastated by Hurricane Katrina, as the fossil fuel industry expands on the Gulf Coast despite climate scientists’ warnings.
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Indigenous leader asserts solutions to halt the climate crisis and build back better are at hand, but is skeptical they will be embraced in time.

Indigenous leader asserts solutions to halt the climate crisis and build back better are at hand, but is skeptical they will be embraced in time.
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Without clear rules, a program to cut methane emissions at orphaned wells is ripe for "fraud and abuse at the state level," a decarbonization expert warns.

Without clear rules, a program to cut methane emissions at orphaned wells is ripe for "fraud and abuse at the state level," a decarbonization expert warns.
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State regulators left the public in the dark for weeks after a major diesel fuel spill near New Orleans. The spill came from a pipeline owned by a company the state had just granted a permit to a nearby project.

State regulators left the public in the dark for weeks after a major diesel fuel spill near New Orleans. The spill came from a pipeline owned by a company the state had just granted a permit to a nearby project.
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Neighbors of the new Gulf Coast Growth Ventures facility near Corpus Christi say ExxonMobil and SABIC have left them in the dark while courting local regulators.

Neighbors of the new Gulf Coast Growth Ventures facility near Corpus Christi say ExxonMobil and SABIC have left them in the dark while courting local regulators.
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From Hurricane Ida to Indigenous-led protests outside the White House, DeSmog documents the impacts of and actions taken to tackle a warming world.

From Hurricane Ida to Indigenous-led protests outside the White House, DeSmog documents the impacts of and actions taken to tackle a warming world.
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Environmental advocates fear the Gulf Coast is poised to become a sacrifice zone as the latest petrochemical facility goes into production.

Environmental advocates fear the Gulf Coast is poised to become a sacrifice zone as the latest petrochemical facility goes into production.
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Ten of Laredo, Texas’s schools rank in the country’s top 1 percent of schools where students’ health is most at risk from toxic air pollution, in large part due to emissions from one medical equipment sterilization plant.

Ten of Laredo, Texas’s schools rank in the country’s top 1 percent of schools where students’ health is most at risk from toxic air pollution, in large part due to emissions from one medical equipment sterilization plant.