Louisiana Oil and Gas Association http://wwno.org en Levee Board Sues Big Oil For Wetlands Repairs http://wwno.org/post/levee-board-sues-big-oil-wetlands-repairs <p>A New Orleans-area levee district is suing 97 oil industry companies for damaging wetlands that protect the city from hurricanes. The district is seeking repairs that could cost several billion dollars. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 40263 at http://wwno.org Could Obama's Gas Policies Bring Jobs to La.? http://wwno.org/post/could-obamas-gas-policies-bring-jobs-la <img class="asset-image" align="right" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wrkf/files/styles/card_280/public/201302/800px-2011_State_of_the_Union_Obama.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">President Barack Obama touched on the oil and gas industry in his State of the Union. Some of these initiatives may benefit Louisiana’s economy.</span><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">First, the President suggested loosening regulation. “My administration will keep cutting red tape and speeding up new oil and gas permits,” Obama said. “That’s got to be a part of an all-of-the-above plan.”</span></div><div>&#160;</div><div><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/02/021313_SOTU Green Energy LA_KCWrap.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 23:24:00 +0000 Kelly Connelly 29242 at http://wwno.org