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  • Director of new agency overseeing oil industry sworn in

    June 21, 2010 3:57 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has sworn in a former federal prosecutor as director of a new government agency to oversee offshore drilling and other oil and gas development. A former assistant U.S. attorney and Justice Department inspector general, Michael R. Bromwich will lead a reorganization of the... more »
  • Oil Spill Effect on Louisiana's Economy

    April 30, 2010 7:13 PM

    One month ago President Obama announced the expansion of offshore drilling, but in the wake of this week’s disaster, the president had a change of heart depending on what caused the massive oil spill. "We are going to make sure that any leases going forward have those safeguards,”... more »
  • Lafayette Economy: "Not doing too Well"

    October 13, 2009 7:18 PM

    A Louisiana economist gives Lafayette a two year economic forecast. At Tuesday's annual business luncheon LSU's Loren Scott looks into his crystal ball and gives Acadiana businesses a look into the future. "Well, it's not doing too well." As the rest of the country gets back on its... more »

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