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Protestors can challenge Louisiana pipeline law, judge rules

A federal judge has ruled that protesters arrested during a protest against pipeline construction may continue their challenge of a Louisiana law carrying a...

Lake Charles industry to pay $5.5 million for Calcasieu contamination

Nine Lake Charles area chemical companies and oil refineries have agreed to pay the federal government $5.5 million for their contamination of the northern...

Landry leads 13-state lawsuit to overturn lease ban

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is leading a 13-state lawsuit against the Biden administration for what he calls “an attack on American energy independence,...

Landry authorizes lawsuit settlement between oil company, state

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced on March 4 that he has signed off on a deal to resolve litigation involving an oil-and-gas company...

Louisiana man charged in U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve scheme

A Louisiana man used his position overseeing subcontracts for the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve to help steer $15 million in government work to a...

Former Dan-Gulf comptroller sentenced to eight years for embezzlement, tax fraud

A Metairie man who embezzled more than $7 million from a Louisiana heavy-lift cargo company and committed tax fraud will spend more than five...

Contractors indicted for platform leaks off Louisiana coast

Two supervisors with a Houston-based oil company are facing federal charges after U.S. prosecutors said they knowingly allowed oil to leak from their platforms...

Dow settles pollution allegations in Louisiana, Texas

Dow Chemical Co. and two subsidiaries, Performance Materials NA Inc. and Union Carbide Corp., will pay millions to settle allegations that they polluted the...

Local oil industry groups protest drilling ban, Keystone cancellation

Reaction to President Biden’s twin executive actions to ban new oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico for 60 days and revoke...

BC&I defers Marathon Oil request for ITEP abatement

The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry last week put off a vote on a controversial request by Marathon Oil for a property tax...

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