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Louisiana Governor Issues State of Emergency for Coastal Louisiana

Posted in News
On April 18, 2017, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued a State of Emergency for Coastal Louisiana. Proclamation No. 43 JBE 2017 outlines the national importance of the Louisiana coastline and many continuing threats it faces and specifically identifies alleged damage caused by the energy industry.  In response to the deteriorating coastline, the Louisiana Coastal Protection… Continue Reading

Coastal Use Permits: General or Site-Specific?

Posted in Environmental, News
Since my June 11th post addressing coastal use permits (CUPs) in the context of environmental management orders (EMOs), I’ve learned another lesson in accounting for the timing of when a CUP will be issued and the effect the timing may have on the parties.  Even though parties have generally sought general permits, there are times when… Continue Reading