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EPA's regional haze rule beaten back by lawsuit

By Dawn Geske | Feb 24, 2017

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – After a federal appeals court put a stay on the Environmental Protection Agency's regional haze regulations in Texas and Oklahoma, the agency announced last year it was dropping the issue.

Louisiana waiting for feds' response to EPA ozone regulation suit

By Dawn Geske | Jun 20, 2016

WASHINGTON –  Louisiana is among a coalition of states awaiting a response from federal attorneys to its opening brief in a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new ozone limits.

Gulf of Mexico oil producer fined $4 million for violating federal regulations

By Taryn Phaneuf | May 10, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — After pleading guilty to violating offshore oil production safety and environmental regulations, a district court judge sentenced Energy Resource Technology GOM (ERT) to three years of probation, and ordered the company to pay a $4 million fine and a $200,000 community service payment last week.

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