Louisiana Department of Natural Resources

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.

Jason Saul / WWNO

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.