Senator David Vitter and Representative Jeff Landry are proposing legislation that would force BP to start paying-up for coastal restoration efforts. State officials say the Natural Resources Restoration Act would speed up the recovery process by almost a decade.
Almost one year ago, the scene along the gulf shorelines... more »
Scott Angelle has been a busy man lately. Today he will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources.
The hearing will highlight the economic and community impacts of the deepwater permitting delays in the Gulf of Mexico.
Angelle will also discuss the State's efforts... more »
He was at KATC yesterday morning and today Secretary of the State department of Natural Resources, Scott Angelle will be be speaking at the Acadiana republican women's luncheon at A La Carte restaurant at 11:30. He'll be discussing the latest on deep-water drilling. more »
The Obama Administration says drilling off Louisiana's coast will likely never return to the same pace as before April 20 when the Deepwater Horizon exploded. Despite the announcement, officials in Louisiana are working hard to make sure it does. Governor Jindal has turned to the Department of Natural Resources Secretary,... more »
BATON ROUGE - Today, Lt. Governor Scott Angelle responded to the announcement by U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar that the moratorium on deepwater drilling has been lifted by the Obama Administration.
“We have worked vigorously over the past four months urging our federal government to lift... more »
An 18-million dollar state park sitting vacant in Vermilion Parish will open to the public. Lt. Governor Scott Angelle made the announcement this morning. Palmetto State Park was scheduled to open earlier this year after seven years of construction, but due to budget cuts there was no money to open... more »
BP gave Louisiana $15 million to help bring in tourists after the oil spill-- but with only one million dollars of the funds left, Acadiana still has not seen a dime.
Now seven parishes have formed the Acadiana Tourism Coalition to request much-needed funds.
"If we could get... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Senate has unanimously
confirmed Gov. Bobby Jindal's pick for interim lieutenant governor,
Scott Angelle. A House vote also is expected Wednesday.
Angelle, a Democrat from Breaux Bridge, is currently working as
natural resources secretary for Jindal. If approved... more »