| Oct 20, 2010
Global warming, fiercer and more frequent hurricanes and environmental degradation could result in $350 billion in losses over the next 20 years for the Gulf Coast.
That's the risk assessment of an analysis commissioned by
| Nov 8, 2010
| 4:06 AM
A transformer exploded at the Indian Point nuclear power plant Sunday night, leading to an automatic emergency shutdown of one of its reactors, authorities said. No one was injured and no radioactive materials leaked.
The explosion happened after 6:30 p....
| Dec 1, 2010
New Orleans families may have to tighten their purse strings to afford tax hikes in 2011. According to Mayor Mitch Landrieu's budget proposal, taxpayers will have to foot the bill to help balance the city's budget.
Mayor Landrieu's current plan...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:55 PM
A utility bill scam WGNO reported one month ago is picking up steam again.
“The scammers are back,” says Melonie Hall, Entergy’s Director of Customer Service. “They are using the President to give this some credibility."
| Feb 14, 2012
| 11:22 AM
The Palisades nuclear plant has been downgraded by the Nuclear Regulatory Comittee (NRC) following two safety related incidents in 2011.
Plants are graded into five categories, with the fifth being the worst, the first being the best. Palisades went from...
| May 9, 2012
| 7:30 PM
If you hear President Barack Obama will help you pay your utility bills, t's not true. The Better Business Bureau is warning people about this scam reported in five states.
The scammers are targeting Entergy customers in our area. Entergy says scammers...
| May 12, 2012
| 6:43 AM
The Palisades Nuclear Plant in Van Buren County is back up and operating after being out of service for more than a month.
Entergy's Palisades Nuclear Plant was returned to service at 5:34 a.m. Saturday, ending a 33 day, 19 hour, 8 minute refueling and...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 10:48 AM
The Palisades Nuclear Power Plant was taken offline Sunday morning.
At 10:26 a.m. Sunday, plant operators removed Entergy's Palisades plant from service, signaling the start of the site's 22nd refueling and maintenance outage.
The plant is located on...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:10 AM
Power was restored late Wednesday morning to 24,000 Entergy customers who lost power after a barge in the Harvey Canal snagged an important transmission line that supplies Entergy’s Harvey and Westwego stations.
Emergency management workers...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Deputies say a man trying to steel copper wire ended up cutting his life short. Entergy workers responding to a substation in Houma because of a power outage made a surprising discovery, the body of a man that appeared to have been electrocuted.
| Aug 5, 2011
Sheriff Vernon Bourgeois said that Terrebonne Parish detectives continued the Entergy Electric Substation investigation that was reported to the Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, August 3, 2011.
Detectives learned that Tonya Naquin was with her boyfriend,...
| Nov 23, 2009
Neighbors say the trailer park at 8207 Chef Menteur Highway that ABC26 introduced you to last week is responsible for stray bullets in area homes.
Monday, the New Orleans Safety and Permits office paid the park a visit, citing the landlord, Gerald...