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  • Scientists Fret Over BP Funds for Gulf Research

    April 24, 2011 1:51 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Scientists say it is taking far too long to dole out millions of dollars in BP funds for badly needed Gulf oil spill research, and it could be too late to assess the crude's impact on pelicans, shrimp and other species by the time studies begin.... more »
  • Vermilion Parish Prepares for Bonnie

    July 23, 2010 7:15 PM

    Parts of Delcambre and other coastal towns in Vermilion Parish often get hit hard by hurricanes. Bonnie's status thus far has Becky Broussard, the Director of Emergency Preparedness, breathing easy, but she still says residents need to keep a watchful eye. "If it does typically flood with heavy... more »
  • Erin Brockovich Will Travel To LA Coast Next Week To Investigate Claims

    June 3, 2010 6:14 PM

    GULF COAST - Erin Brockovich will travel to the Louisiana coast next week to investigate claims by workers hired by BP that oil spill clean-up efforts have made them seriously ill. Brockovich will also meet with residents, property owners and local businesses that have been economically impacted by the Gulf... more »
  • River project touted to save coastal La shut down

    January 21, 2010 5:30 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Six years after the Army Corps of Engineers hailed a river diversion project near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a major step in saving coastal Louisiana, the project is being shut down with little to show for it after millions of dollars went into making... more »

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