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Governor Jindal Discusses Coastal Restoration Project in Cameron Parish

cleanup crew cleaning the beach after oil spill

Governor Jindal Discusses Coastal Restoration Project in Cameron Parish Written by  By Monica Grimaldo/ Monday, 16 December 2013 for full story click here   CAMERON PARISH, LA (KPLC) – Gov. Bobby Jindal along with local officials stopped by Cameron Parish on Monday to discuss a shoreline restoration project east of Holly Beach. “What you’re seeing here is […]

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It’s Briggs v. Caldwell in Wetlands Loss Battle

On Friday the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association filed suit against Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell, claiming he illegally approved a New Orleans flood protection board’s contract with lawyers suing 97 oil, gas and pipeline companies over coastal wetlands loss. Monday, 16 December 2013 Acadiana Business The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East’s suit against oil […]

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Hays Town Fights the Fight No One Else Wants To

Hays Town Baton Rouge Water Aquifer Salinity Issue

By Steven Babcock 225 Magazine Published Nov 27, 2013 For full story click here Sometimes important issues bubble to the surface only to drain right back into the collective unconscious. For more than 50 years scientists have known that Baton Rouge’s world-class drinking water is in jeopardy from saltwater intrusion. A study comes out, a […]

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Coast Guard Plan for River Barges to Ship Fracking Wastewater to Louisiana, Other sites is Stirring Alarm

River Barges to Bring Nation's Fracking Waste to Louisiana

nola.com The Associated Press December, 15, 2013   For full story click here  PITTSBURGH — The U.S. Coast Guard wants to allow barges filled with fracking wastewater to ply the nation’s rivers on their way toward disposal in Louisiana and other places. Many environmentalists are horrified, but industry groups say barge transport has its advantages. […]

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On Brining and Dining- How Pro-oil Louisiana Politicians have Shaped American Environmental Policy

By Ken Silverstein Harper’s Magazine Who took on the Standard Oil men And whipped their ass Just like he promised he’d do? Ain’t no Standard Oil men gonna run this state Gonna be run by little folks like me and you —“Kingfish,” Randy Newman   In this month’s issue of Harper’s, I trace the oil-and-gas industry’s long history as […]

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Land Loss in Coastal Louisiana

Click here for amazing video from youtube on Land Loss in Coastal Louisiana  

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WWL’s Garland talks with Garret Graves of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority about whether the levee authority should sue the oil companies over wetlands protection.

Click here for audio   WWL’s Garland talks with Garret Graves of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority about whether the levee authority should sue the oil companies over wetlands protection.

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WWL’s Garland talks with attorney John Carmouche about the lawsuit being brought against the oil companies over the destruction of Louisiana’s wetlands.

Click here for the audio WWL’s Garland talks with attorney John Carmouche about a lawsuit against oil companies responsible for LA’s past and current coastal wetland damage.

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James Gill: Tide Turning on Oil Industry

To read story click here James Gill: Tide turning on oil industry  November 17, 2013   It took a while, but the resistance is making headway. The occupying forces, while not exactly on the run, may soon be forced to the negotiating table. The quisling government is starting to look rattled. Citizens want their country […]

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General Honoré and Other Leaders Gather to Save Louisiana Environment

bayou corne oil sinkhole

General Honoré and Other Leaders Gather to Save Louisiana Environment Click here for full story NBC 33 Staff BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — Environmental leaders from across the state are teaming up with the community to save our Louisiana environment. Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant, General Russel Honoré, wants to tackle issues including the disasters in Bayou […]

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