As more of coastal Louisiana is lost, official map makers erase names (+video)
By John Snell, WVUE (New Orleans, La.). Feb. 24, 2014.
“As Louisiana barrier islands, marshes and swamps melt away, some of the best-selling fiction…” (read more)
Appeals court upholds dismissal of 11 parish suits against BP under Louisiana…"
Insight: Jindal Budget Team Gets Creative to Make Ends Meet (+audio)
By Amy Jeffries and Robert Travis Scott. Feb. 24, 2014.
“As reporters and analysts dug deeper into the state budget proposal this week, the plan was scrutinized for its creative financing, including using the Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund as…"
Recycled Christmas trees dropped in Bayou Sauvage
By KATC. Feb. 21, 2014.
“More than 12,000 Christmas trees collected in Orleans Parish after the holidays were airlifted into the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge…” (read more)
Book recounts oil and gas exploration history, effects on La.’s coast
By Amy Wold, The Advocate. Feb…."
BP to Meet With Feds on Parameters of Oil Spill Penalty Trials
By Collin Eaton, The Houston Chronicle. Feb. 20, 2014.
“A federal judge on Wednesday ordered BP and U.S. attorneys to meet next month to discuss how the "penalty phase" in BP’s oil spill trial will proceed…” (read more)
Vitter discusses push for road, levee projects
By Jon Harper, The Daily Comet (Lafourche Parish, La.). Feb. 18, 2014.
“U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., laid out his legislative business agenda for local residents Monday…” (read more)
$1-million contest for solution to 'dead zones'
By Bill Capo, WWL TV. Feb. 17, 2014.