Anyone aware about the damage done to Louisiana’s wetlands must be cognizant of the critical role long term abuse of oil and gas exploration has done to the coastline. Beginning in the late 1930s and 40s, the oil industry discovered that oil and gas could be found within the state’s marshes and off-shore areas. The effort to locate these reservoirs led to some damaging practices.
The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authorithy-East (SLFPA-E) issued this statement today regarding its controversial lawsuit opposed by Governor Bobby Jindal
At the foundation of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (SLFPA-E) lawsuit against 97 oil companies are multiple bases, including scores of permits triggering obligations on the part of the companies to repair the damage caused by their operations.