Louisiana Politics

Demonstrations Planned Against Offshore Oil Leases in New Orleans

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…EDITOR’S NOTE – For info about a free roundtrip bus on Saturday from Mobile to this demonstration go to the Facebook event page for Gulf Coast Interdependence Day. You can sign up as a volunteer and RSVP to attend and find out details about the bus and…

Protesters Crash the Super Dome and Shut Down Gulf Oil Lease Sale

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Watch police clash with protesters in this original video. – By Glynn Wilson – NEW ORLEANS, La. — About 200 environmental activists from across the county marched from City Hall to the Super Dome here Wednesday and crashed an oil lease sale meeting trying to open up…

ExxonMobil to Pay Civil Penalty For Louisiana Oil Spill

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… WASHINGTON — ExxonMobil Pipeline Company has agreed to pay a civil penalty for a violation of the Clean Water Act stemming from a 2012 crude oil spill from ExxonMobil’s “North Line” pipeline near Torbert, Louisiana. Under the consent decree lodged Tuesday in federal court, ExxonMobil will…