Friday, August 23, 2013

State officials, flood authority continue their very public spat over oil, gas lawsuit ~Bob MArshall, The Lens

"Proposed" St. John the Baptist levee would lower risk from surge in 100-year storms ~Mark Schleifstein

River Interests Want Deeper Dredging To Accommodate More Vessels ~WWNO
Scott Fujita added to 'Saints On 6' primetime team ~WDSU
Louisiana Attorney General's Office Rebukes John Barry in Levee Board Lawsuit
~What the AG's office says: "Absolutely no representation was ever made by Mr.Kanner that Mr. Barry’s suit was not detrimental to the state’s B.P. litigation. It never happened."
What John Barry said: We have been told our suit may interfere with the BP trial. Our attorney checked with the attorney representing the state and was told our suit would not interfere.  How could it?  The BP trial will be over long before our trial starts. And at Garret’s request we waited until the first phase of the trial was over before filing suit.
Reporter says George W. Bush library doesn't tell Katrina's whole story ~WWLTV
Who are the Landry/Coulter factions? ~Small Affair

New jail agreement gives Sheriff Gusman everything he wanted ~Clair Galofaro

Letter to the editor: Root of gentrification is decline of New Orleans’ middle class ~Alfred Bostick, Uptown Messenger

Check Out These New Plans For Lee Circle ~Sarah Chase, Curbed

Assumption sinkhole video makes big Internet splash ~David J Mitchel, New Orleans Advocate

Advisory issued for swimmers in Gulfport ~WVUE

Ragin' Cajun Redneck Gators Coming to SyFy (Trailer) ~NOLA DEFENDER