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‘Without a coast, there is no city’: Landrieu calls for deal with energy companies on coastal restoration

The Advocate. Click for story. In a speech to environmental scientists that described the rapid erosion of the state’s marshes as a threat to the city’s continued existence, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu called Friday for a negotiated settlement — backed by threats of higher taxes or lawsuits — with the oil and gas industry to […]

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Gov. Edwards, AG Landry in uneasy alliance to find coastal settlement as football field of land disappears every hour

Clean Water Land & Coast is dedicated to keeping you up to date in the fight to save our coast. Here is an article from The Advocate about the ongoing struggle between Gov. Edwards and Attorney General Landry on Louisiana coastal restoration efforts and settlements in Southern LA and its Parishes. Read the story below. The […]

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Odd couple Gov. John Bel Edwards, Attorney General Jeff Landry team up to achieve critical coastal restoration

Odd couple Gov. John Bel Edwards, Attorney General Jeff Landry team up to achieve critical coastal restoration In an effort to keep Louisiana’s fight for coastal restoration progress in the southern parishes of the state on the top of everyone’s mind, we have provided another story from The Advocate for you. Read more below about the […]

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Stillborn, dead young dolphins along the Gulf Coast died in areas damaged by Deepwater Horizon disaster, study concludes

The Advocate. Click for story. Exposure to Deepwater Horizon oil caused illnesses that resulted in the early deaths of baby dolphins from 2010 into 2014 and possibly beyond, a new study finds. Published in the journal Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, the study is a continuation of a number of research projects into the high number of […]

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Gov. Edwards instructs administration to intervene in parish coastal suits against oil and gas companies

Gov. Edwards Instructs Administration to Intervene in Parish Coastal Suits Against Oil and Gas Companies The Advocate. Click here for story   Gov. John Bel Edwards is intervening in a slew of lawsuits filed by three parishes alleging that oil and gas companies have violated their permits and damaged coastal properties over a period of decades […]

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Rapid erosion of Louisiana coast only expected to accelerate

Rapid Erosion of Louisiana Coast Expected to Accelerate The Advocate. Click here for story This story is condensed from a broad multimedia presentation produced by the nonprofit newsrooms of The Lens and ProPublica. The full version is available athttp://projects.propublica.org/louisiana/ Online, you can track land loss from satellite and aerial images dating back, in some cases, […]

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Louisiana Coastal Cleanup

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Louisiana Coastal Cleanup The Importance of the Louisiana Coast The Louisiana wetlands are a unique ecosystem that is home to many valuable plants and animals, In addition to being a wildlife haven and tourist destination, the Louisiana coast is also valuable for protecting inner land from natural disasters. The BP Oil Spill The BP oil […]

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Louisiana Environmental Law

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Louisiana Environmental Law Environmental Law encompasses all of the effects human activity directly or indirectly cause as a result of altering our environment. These laws are set in place to help protect the environment and the health of associated wildlife and residents. These laws not only seek to eliminate pollution, but also to establish an […]

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Coastal Restoration in Louisiana

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Coastal Restoration in Louisiana Reasons to Restore the Coast in Louisiana The Louisiana coastline is one of the most fragile ecosystems in the world. The recent influx of rapid change on the coast means more land is being lost every day. The coastline of Louisiana acts as a buffer against natural disasters and without restoration, […]

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Louisiana Oil Lawsuits Filed by Landowners, Environmental Groups, and Parishes

Louisiana Oil Lawsuits Oil and gas companies are becoming the recipient of Louisiana oil lawsuits from many different parties across the state. The plantiffs are Louisiana parishes, Louisiana individual landowners, environmental groups, and more. The basis for suit is the contamination of land and water, and the violation of existing land protection laws. Plaquemines and […]

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