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U.S. judge tosses coastal damage suit against oil companies
Houston Chronicle

Federal Judge Dismisses Louisiana Levee Board's Suit against O...

A federal judge has dismissed a New Orleans-area levee authority's lawsuit charging oil and gas companies with destroying Louisiana's coastal wetlands. The lawsuit was filed by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East in 2013 ... Insurance Journal, 1 month ago
Judge Tosses Suit Over Alleged Coastal Damage Courthouse News Service, 1 month ago

Locke Lord QuickStudy: No Duty to Protect the Levee Districts Interest in the Buffer Zone

In a lengthy opinion issued on February 13, 2015, Judge Nannette Brown of the United States District Court for the Eastern District Of Louisiana found that the eighty-eight oil and gas defendants sued by the Board of Commissioners of the Southeast ...
 JD Supra3 weeks ago

Advocate: Stephanie Grace: Was the coastal lawsuit worth it?

The Advocate reports: Big, bold gestures often crash and burn, and as of now, it seems as if a New Orleans-area levee authority's audacious lawsuit seeking to force the oil and gas industry to fix the environmental damage it caused will go down ...
 Louisiana Oil and Gas Association1 month ago
Capital Bay

Mardi Gras revelers in New Orleans turn heads with their wacky and wonderful costumes

The 2015 parades kicked off on January 31 and will come to a close on Fat Tuesday -historically the day when cooking fats would be used up before the austerities of Lent More than 50 floats have participated in this year's colorful celebration, ...
 Capital Bay1 month ago Mardi Gras in New Orleans  Kuwait Times1 month ago Carnival Time in New Orleans: Mardi Gras opens with glitzy balls; then come parades, parties  News 95.7 Halifax1 month ago Mardi Gras in New Orleans: glitzy balls, then the parades  Miami Herald1 month ago

New Orleans Ninth Ward Targeted for Gentrification

The Lower Night ward in New Orleans is getting a new neighbor: condominiums. The area hard-hit by Hurricane Katrina has become the most recent target of gentrification, The Guardian reports. A three-building, mixed-use development likely to ...
 BET.com2 months ago

New Orleans At War With Itself Over All The Music (Hey, It's Loud!)

Last year in New Orleans, the calls and responses of a storied musical tradition were often drowned out by back-and-forth arguments over ordinances. At stake are a number of things, not least a culture that the city's Convention & Visitors Bureau ...
 Wall Street Journal UK2 months ago

Work Continues at New City Park Golf Course amid Controversy

Featured Golf News Though construction and optimism continues on a new course at City Park, the 54-hole New Orleans golf facility devastated by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, area residents have mounted a campaign to halt the project. A ...
 Cybergolf4 weeks ago

News roundup: Mary Lou Retton's daughter to join LSU's gymnastics team … Judge tosses La. levee board's coastal damage suit against oil companies … Feds extend Obamacare enrollment period for some

On the roster: McKenna Kelley, the daughter of 1984 gold medal winning gymnast Mary Lou Retton, is enrolling at LSU as a freshman on the gymnastics team, Gannett Louisiana reports. Retton and her husband Shannon Kelley, a former Texas quarterback ...
 Greater Baton Rouge Business Report1 month ago

New Orleans and its riverfront: A city debates its future

A man sits on a bench in Crescent Park in the Bywater section of New Orleans, Thursday, … Visitors walk stand near a fence along the riverfront in Crescent Park in the Bywater … A fence keeps visitors off rotting piers in Crescent Park in ...
 Yahoo! Singapore1 month ago

Laurel Ridge Levee extension plan awaits Corps approval, Lake Martin residents unhappy

The Alignment plan submitted to the Corps for permitting Flooding has always been a major concern in Ascension and backwater flooding from the Amite River has been a chronic problem for residents of the parish's northeast corner. Thirty years ...
 The Creole1 month ago
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