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Rep. Neil Abramson offended by request for recusal

From the Advocate New Orleans Edition – Environmental groups are calling for the defeat of a bill that would give the state Department of Natural Resources the ability to quash parishes’ lawsuits alleging environmental damage by oil and gas companies. … Continue reading

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Jindals Legacy Compromise as bad as his education reform

Governor Jindal’s most recent attempt at political heroics in his bid to become Vice-President comes at the expense of landowners in Louisiana who have continually sustained damages from environmental clean-up due to oil exploration and production activities.  Jindal’s compromise seeks … Continue reading

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Tens of thousands in donations went to select lawmakers leading the legacy lawsuit issue

Re-post from thepoliticaldesk.com – Last week, we detailed all of the contributions Gov. Bobby Jindal has received from trial lawyers, landowners and others who are involved with one side of the legacy litigation issue. This week, we’re providing details on … Continue reading

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LouisianaTruth Response to LAMOGA – Re: LOGA Study

A Statement by Cheron Brylski, LouisianaTruth.Org Louisiana Truth Response to LAMOGA TRUE INTENTIONS OF BIG OIL NOW CLEAR IN LOUISIANA: HISTRIONICS OVER ACT 312 ARE RUSE TO ALLOW UNFETTERED AND UNACCOUNTABLE PRODUCTION OF LOUISIANA HAYNESVILLE SHALE OIL FIND A Response … Continue reading

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OILFIELD CONTAMINATION LITIGATION IN LOUISIANA: PROPERTY RIGHTS ON TRIAL

OILFIELD CONTAMINATION LITIGATION IN LOUISIANA: PROPERTY RIGHTS ON TRIAL

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HNRC Committee Meeting HB 563 & 564 – May 18

Starting at 9am today, May 18, the House Natural Resources Committee will meet to discuss several House Bills on the agenda, including HB 563 & 564.  Meeting starts at 9 and you can watch on www.legis.state.la.us.  LouisianaTruth.org is strongly opposed … Continue reading

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Stuart Smith explains the dangerous wording of the bills

Linking the wording and behind the scenes history of these Big Oil bills working their way through the Louisiana legislature, Smith, and environmental attorney, explains the precedents that will be set, and the dangerous wording that will become law if … Continue reading

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Stuart Smith, environmental attorney, discusses Louisiana’s DNR

Stuart Smith, an environmental attorney, well known for his expertise in the difficulties in cleaning up the environment after industrial disasters explains how putting the Louisiana Dept of Natural Resources in charge of oil spill clean up would be putting … Continue reading

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