The Tulane Hullabaloo

Trump Administration reveals ecological callousness with repeal of drilling bans

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

The Trump Administration announced a proposal that will lift existing bans on offshore oil and gas drilling, opening up billions of acres of U.S. coastal waters to oil extraction projects, including the Gulf of Mexico, th...

Louisiana prisons present immense environmental dangers

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

August 27, 2017

For many people it will come as no surprise that Louisiana has an extensive prison system. Considered the world's prison capital, the state imprisons more adults per capita than any other state in the U.S. With 132 detention fa...

March for Science sends critical message for policy creation

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor

May 1, 2017

People across the globe gathered in more than 600 demonstrations, including one in New Orleans, for the March for Science on April 22. The event was intended to be a nonpartisan gathering of people who care about the promotion of policy based in sci...

Coastal Master Plan underfunded, lacks promise

Kathryne LeBell, Views Editor

April 27, 2017

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority unanimously approved the 2017 Coastal Master Plan on April 19, designating a budget of $50 billion for the 50-year process. This plan comes at the same time as possible...