Tag: Coastal Erosion Lawsuit

Louisiana Parish Lawsuits Against the Oil Industry for Wetlands Destruction

(Also see: Louisiana Levee Board Coastal Erosion Law Suit) Newest Developments Original Complaint – City of New Orleans/Orleans Parish v the oil industry for wetlands destruction. Dismissal for failure to exhaust administrative remedies – Parish of Plaquemines v. Total Petrochemical &…

Legal resources for coastal erosion and marsh destruction claims

Also see: Louisiana Levee Board Coastal Erosion Law Suit; Louisiana Parish Lawsuits Against the Oil Industry for Wetlands Destruction Law Professor’s Brief on Louisiana Public Trust Doctrine Terrebonne Parish Sch. Bd. v. Castex Energy, Inc., 893 So. 2d 789 (La 2005) “We…

Levee Lawsuit Against the Oil and Gas Industry Dismissed

Bd. of Comm’rs of the Se. Louisiana Flood Prot. Auth.-E. v. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., LLC, No. CIV.A. 13-5410, 2015 WL xxx (E.D. La. February 13, 2015) Interestingly, there was no discussion of the state law removing the Levee Board’s…

The Delta Cycle and the Future of Coastal Louisiana

Chris McLindon and Edward Richards – Board of Commissioners of SLFPA-E vs. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., et.al. – Legal and Geological Evaluation (View in slide show mode to see the animations.) This is a summary presentation of the issues: Time and River:Coastal…

Louisiana SB 469 – Killing the Coastal Erosion Lawsuit

Morial v. Smith & Wesson Corp., 785 So. 2d 1 (LA 2001) This case reviews the LA law that retroactively stopped LA cities from suing gun manufacturers. It is a good discussion of the state police power and the state’s…

Louisiana Levee Board Coastal Erosion Law Suit

The legal documents The Original State Court Petition Law Professor’s Brief on Louisiana Public Trust Doctrine Notice of Removal Motion to Remand Plaintiff’s Memorandum in Support of Motion to Remand Order blocking removal from federal court back to state court.…