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A south Louisiana flood control board isn't ready to give up yet on its lawsuit against 97 oil, gas and pipeline companies over coastal wetlands damage -- despite a new law aimed at squelching the suit.

Louisiana's senior senator traveled to a coal-fired power plant in the state Monday to highlight her opposition to President Barack Obama’s regulatory plan to cut carbon dioxide pollution.

oil post session carouselMore than a week after the regular session adjourned, Louisiana’s oil and gas industry is still capping off what has arguably been its biggest initiative in years.

The U.S. Supreme Court says BP must continue paying claims from a fund established after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill while the company appeals terms of its settlement with some businesses.

With the stroke of a pen Friday morning Gov. Bobby Jindal signed Senate Bill 469, which retroactively quashes a lawsuit filed by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East against 97 oil and gas companies over their role in cutting the Louisiana coast to ribbons and failing to restore it to its original state as required by exploration and drilling permits.

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