Despite board's reorganization, flood protection authority reaffirms massive lawsuit against oil industry

By Kyle Barnett | Dec 6, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – In what some thought may be a reversal of an earlier decision to pursue a massive lawsuit against 97 oil companies over Louisiana’s coastal land loss, the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East reaffirmed its intention to go forward with the lawsuit in a Dec. 5 meeting.

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