The St. Charles Parish Council will consider hiring an attorney to take Parish President V.J. St. Pierre to court over his refusal to sign a contract with lobbying firm Tauzin Consultants.
Here near the peak of both football and election seasons, it seems strange for a Louisiana senator to side with one from Alabama in a dispute in which Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration is agreeing with President Barack Obama’s. […]
There was good news at the State of the Coast conference on Louisiana’s coastal restoration efforts this week in New Orleans. According to Garret Graves, chairman of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, our state hopes to launch a new diversion of Mississippi River water and sediment into the Barataria Basin to build up the wetlands. […]
The Davis Pond diversion was opened to full capacity last week in an attempt to minimize the impact of oil on the marshes and estuaries in the northern Barataria Basin, but there is still no plan to open the Bonnet Carre Spillway. […]