Louisiana 40th Judicial District Court News

Court may order relocation of school near LaPlace chemical plant, attorney says

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 2, 2018

A parent of a student at Fifth Ward Elementary School in Reserve is suing the St. John the Baptist School Board, alleging that their child's safety is in danger due to the proximity of the school to the LaPlace chemical plant owned by Denka Performance Elastomer, an article posted on theadvocate.com said.

St. John the Baptist Parish files suit against 13 oil and gas companies

By John Severance | Jul 14, 2017

In April, St. John the Baptist Parish became the sixth Louisiana entity to file suit against state oil and gas companies, alleging damages to its coast and its wetlands.

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