Jindal Names New Members To Board That Sued Energy Cos.

Law360, New York (October 17, 2013, 3:47 PM EDT) -- The governor of Louisiana on Wednesday appointed new members to a regional flood protection board that earned his ire for lodging a multibillion dollar lawsuit against dozens of energy companies this summer over damaged wetlands, replacing the litigation's most vocal supporter.

Governor Bobby Jindal followed through on his pledge not to reappoint commissioner John Barry, who led the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East's effort to sue major energy firms for allegedly undermining the Louisiana’s coastal ecosystem by cutting at least 10,000 miles of oil and gas...
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