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Louisiana Denies Drilling-Related Permit in Scenic Waterway

Louisiana has denied a permit to an energy company seeking to use water from a state-designated scenic river for its drilling operations. The decision represents the first time in Louisiana’s history that a permit to draw water has been denied to a company intending to use water from a protected river for hydraulic fracturing. Comstock … Continue Reading

St. Tammany Parish (LA) Citizens Group Seeks TROs to Halt Permitting Process for Proposed Well

A citizens group named Concerned Citizens of St. Tammany has filed applications for temporary restraining orders in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District Court of Louisiana in New Orleans and the Louisiana 19th Judicial District Court in Baton Rouge seeking to halt the Army Corps of Engineers’ and Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s … Continue Reading