“Fifteen state financial officers sent a letter to U.S. banks last week noting $600 billion in assets they pledge to take elsewhere if the financial institutions embrace corporate wokeism and prohibit financing to the fossil fuel industry.”
“Since 1986, LEAN has been pushing the slow boulder of progress towards a safer, more just future. While change is slow and the winding path of progress can feel very frustrating, we are excited about the progress we have made in 2021. In addition to continuing to empower impacted communities across the state, we have reached a significant milestone in the development of our Community Archive & Empowerment Center. As the pandemic eases, we are excited to begin hosting individuals, organizations and groups to help empower positive change through the unique lessons of Louisiana’s environmental justice history. “
“Across the rest of southeast Texas intosouthwest Louisiana rainfall of 5 to 10 inchesis expected. This rainfall may produce areas of considerable flash and urban flooding, especially in highly urbanized metropolitan areas. Additionally, there is the potential for isolated minor to moderate river flooding.” https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/refresh/MIATCPAT4+shtml/131800.shtml?
“WASHINGTON — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a nuclear power plant 25 miles west of New Orleans has declared an “unusual event″ — its lowest level of emergency — after the facility lost offsite electrical power.
The Waterford nuclear plant in Killona, La., had shut down protectively on Saturday in anticipation of Hurricane Ida. The plant has maintained safe shutdown conditions with power from emergency diesel generators, the nuclear agency said.
On Sunday night, grid operators requested that the River Bend nuclear power plant in St. Francisville, Louisiana, reduce power because of load demands. The plant is stable and operating at 35 percent power with no significant equipment issues reported, officials said.
The Grand Gulf nuclear plant in Port Gibson, Mississippi, is operating at full power with no significant weather-related issues expected from Ida. No significant flooding has been reported at any of the sites. . . “
“Steady to rapid strengthening is expected when Ida moves over the southeastern and central Gulf of Mexico over the weekend, and Ida is expected to be a major hurricane when it approaches the northern Gulf coast.“