Oil and Gas Firm Becomes First to Reach Coastal Restoration Settlement; Critics Respond

September 27, 2019

According to a report from Nola.com, Carmouche & Marcello, a Baton Rouge-based law firm representing Louisiana’s coastal parishes, reached a landmark settlement with the oil and gas firm Freeport McMoRan that is aimed at restoring damage to Louisiana’s coast. The mining giant agreed to pay a total of $100 million dollars in cash and environmental […]

Chevron Files Motion to Take New Orleans Lawsuit to Federal Court

April 5, 2019

Chevron, one of the defendants named in a lawsuit filed last week by the City of New Orleans in Orleans Parish Civil District Court, has filed a motion to remove the lawsuit to federal court. In a statement, Melissa Landry, spokesperson for the legal team representing Chevron and other energy companies said: “For decades the […]

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