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Landry accuses Edwards of wasting money, time with additional lawsuits against oil and gas companies

By Michelle de Leon | Dec 4, 2016

BATON ROUGE — Following a court ruling that allowed a wetlands damage lawsuit filed by Jefferson Parish to go to trial, the battle between Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry rages on.

Governor urged to retreat from threat to sue oil and gas companies

By John Breslin | Oct 10, 2016

BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards has been strongly urged to reconsider the pressure he's placed on parishes to sue oil and gas companies over alleged damage to coasts caused by their operations.

LLAW director: Attempt to place political donors as attorneys in lawsuits will be hard for Edwards to live down

By Karen Kidd | Sep 24, 2016

BATON ROUGE – Gov. John Bel Edwards may answer to the state's voters, but likely no one else, after trying to insert campaign donors as attorneys into controversial lawsuits against oil and gas companies, a spokeswoman for a legal watchdog group said during a recent interview.

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