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Read More : The Lawsuit Against Oil Companies

September 22nd, 2013 Comments (0)

The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East has filed a controversial lawsuit seeking to extract a settlement from oil, gas and pipeline interests in compensation for the industry’s long-term damage to Louisiana’s fragile and rapidly collapsing coast. The administration of Gov. Bobby Jindal claims that the Flood Protection Authority lacked the authority to file the suit and wants it withdrawn on grounds that it is hostile to oil and gas interests and possibly inimical to other state efforts to secure funding for coastal restoration. Read more about it The Lens.

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