PAR has announced , today, that JIm Brandt will be retiring from the leadership position at the organization. Here is the press release by the Public Affairs Research Council (PAR).
The Public Affairs Research Council (PAR) today announced that PAR President Jim Brandt is retiring from the organization at the end of this year following 11 years of dedicated service.
On Wednesday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was on of the speakers in Lafayette Louisiana addressed thousands of people concerned about the deep water drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico.
The event, called Rally for Economic Survival was the first major citizen response to President Obama's drilling moratorium.
The Unified Command center responding to the BP Oil Spill has announced that a severe weather response due to a tropical depression that threatens to be a tropical storm.
Louisiana Governor Jindal and others made their presence and their feelings about the Gulf of Mexico Deep Drilling Moratorium, today, in Lafayette.
Jindal was one of the speakers who blasted the Obama administration for a moratorium on drilling of oil in the deep waters of the gulf. The moratorium was installed as a result of the BP oil spill.
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A tropical wave in the Carribbean, might worsen which could delay work to plug the
"Any operations out there would have to be suspended whether it's containment or the relief well," retired U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen told reporters during a telephone briefing.
Elena Kagan, the Solicitor General and President Barack Obama's nominee to become the newest member of the US Supreme Court passed the first major hurcle. Kagain, in a 13-6 vote was endorsed by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.
Talks of a Chris Paul trade continue.
Paul in a Bobcats or a Magic uniform are in the news again. It's unlikely CP3 will be wearing another uniform until after next season.
The thought of getting Paul puts a twinkle in the eyes of decision-makers with the Bobcats and Magic. There are number of places Paul could wind up, and Charlotte -- near his suburban home in Winston-Salem and possessing a Hall-of-Fame coach in Larry Brown -- should be among the viable candidates. Michael Jordan is the Bobcats owner now and Paul is a Jordan Brand endorser.
Standing in front of a seafood processing company today, Governor Bobby Jindal joined commercial fishermen and processors to highlight the vital role commercial fishing plays in Louisiana and the Governor called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to move quickly to begin testing Louisiana’s waters in order to safely reopen commercial fishing areas closed as a result of oil spill. Earlier today, Governor Jindal met with commercial fishermen and processors at Harlon’s LA Fishing, a seafood processing company in
NEW ORLEANS – In response to the Deepwater Horizon incident, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District issued three emergency permits on Friday, July 16, 2010.
The emergency permits were issued to BP America Production Co. to install piles and booms in three separate locations: Barataria Pass, Cat Bay along Cat Bay Islands, and Cat Bay along Bird Islands. The first two permits were issued within 24 hours, and the third permit was issued in less than a day.