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Fri November 1, 2013

Lawsuit Seeking More Review For Plaquemines Parish Coal Terminal

A lawsuit is filed to stop a third coal terminal for Myrtle Grove.

Some Plaquemines Parish residents and environmental groups are suing to stop a coal terminal proposed for Myrtle Grove. The state says the project should continue.

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Fri October 18, 2013

Oily Material Increasing Along Louisiana Coast

Boom and oiled sand on Grand Isle soon after the Deepwater Horizon incident.
Jason Saul WWNO

Officials aren't sure what's caused a 20-fold increase in oily material cleaned off the Louisiana coast.

Louisiana officials say they’re not sure why there’s been a surge of oily material washing up on the coastline three years after the BP oil spill. The amount is 20 times more than what was found over the same period last year.

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