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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 week ago
Judge Tosses Suit Over Alleged Coastal Damage Courthouse News Service, 1 week 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 week 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 week ago Mardi Gras in New Orleans  Kuwait Times1 week ago Carnival Time in New Orleans: Mardi Gras opens with glitzy balls; then come parades, parties  News 95.7 Halifax1 week ago Mardi Gras in New Orleans: glitzy balls, then the parades  Miami Herald1 week 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.com1 month 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 UK1 month 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 ...
 Cybergolf1 hour 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 Report2 weeks 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! Singapore2 weeks 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 Creole2 weeks ago

City Celebrates Opening of New NOFD Engine 31 Fire Station in Venetian Isles

NEW ORLEANS - Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City officials and FEMA celebrated the opening of the new NOFD Engine 31 Fire Station at 4300 Alba Road in Venetian Isles. The $3.7 million facility is over 7,800 square feet and provides enhanced fire ...
 Noodls2 weeks ago
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