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Louisiana First Circuit Tosses Out Commissioner of Conservation Order

Posted in Environmental
The Louisiana Court of Appeal for the First Circuit in Louisiana Environmental Action Network v. Welsh, 2016-0906 (La. App. 1 Cir. 6/14/17); 224 So. 3d 383, recently ruled that an order issued by the Commissioner of Conservation was overly broad, arbitrary and capricious.  Reversing the lower court’s ruling upholding the Commissioner’s order allowing construction of… Continue Reading

Coastal Use Permits: Don’t Think You’re Done

Posted in Environmental
So you have complied with your environmental management order, sampled in accordance with your coastal use permit, and think you’re done.  But you’re not.  The coastal use permit – regardless of whether general or site specific – requires that you revisit the site and provide photographs and other documentation of the site one year after… Continue Reading