The local flood protection authority’s lawsuit against 97 oil, gas and pipeline companies lives to die another day. The authority’s board voted 4-4 last week on a motion to withdraw the suit. The motion required a majority to pass.
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.
More 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.