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    So Much For Mary’s “Clout” As Energy Chairwoman

So Much For Mary’s “Clout” As Energy Chairwoman

Though Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) says she has “tremendous influence” and “clout” as the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairwoman, she failed this week to advance three pieces of

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    VIDEO: Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Struggle to Explain Why Environmental Clean Ups Are So Rare in LA, Despite Many Million Dollar Payouts

VIDEO: Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Struggle to Explain Why Environmental Clean Ups Are So Rare in LA, Despite Many Million Dollar Payouts

In a new WWL series, “Tainted Legacy,” plaintiffs’ lawyers fail to explain why decades of litigation have resulted in many million-dollar payouts but few environmental clean ups in Louisiana. The

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    BRIGGS: Regulation From Misinformation

BRIGGS: Regulation From Misinformation

Louisiana has become ground zero for environmental groups to wage war against a time-tested industry. In a time of blogs, social media and websites with no accreditation, if it is

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    SADOW: With Subsidies Subsiding, Solar Resorts To Subterfuge

SADOW: With Subsidies Subsiding, Solar Resorts To Subterfuge

Recipients of Louisiana’s second-biggest transfer of wealth by the state’s tax code, facing their lifelines potentially attenuated even further, are pulling out all the stops to keep utility ratepayers in

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    SKRMETTA: It’s Not Just The Rate, Equity Matters!

SKRMETTA: It’s Not Just The Rate, Equity Matters!

As a state regulator, I’m pleased to say our commission passionately worked to make certain that Louisiana ratepayers avoided huge price increases on transmission costs.  When I started my term,

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    VIDEO: Cassidy Delivers The GOP Response To Obama’s Weekly Address

VIDEO: Cassidy Delivers The GOP Response To Obama’s Weekly Address

All about opportunity, dreams and energy. The transcript… “Hello, I’m Bill Cassidy, a Louisiana congressman and also a doctor. I’ve worked for 25 years caring for the uninsured, which I

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VIDEO: Lenar Whitney Calls Global Warming A Hoax

  VIDEO: Lenar Whitney Calls Global Warming A Hoax

You probably won’t see a politician come out as forcefully as this on the “climate change” issue, ever. But Whitney

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SUBURBAN CREEPS IN ST. TAMMANY: Welcome To The Anti-Fracking Loony Bin

  SUBURBAN CREEPS IN ST. TAMMANY: Welcome To The Anti-Fracking Loony Bin

For the latest in the St. Tammany Parish anti-fracking horror show, we present this… Post by Concerned Citizens of St

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Is Anybody Else Wondering Who Funds The Anti-Fracking Crowd Here?

  Is Anybody Else Wondering Who Funds The Anti-Fracking Crowd Here?

It’s a lot more interesting question this week, and not just because the anti-frackers are stirring up hysteria in St.

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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Keystone XL Is No Longer Important

  MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Keystone XL Is No Longer Important

The reason the delay in approving the Keystone XL pipeline was so damaging to American economic and national-security interests was

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VIDEO: NRSC’s New Web Ad Slams Mary’s Lack Of Stroke In The Senate

  VIDEO: NRSC’s New Web Ad Slams Mary’s Lack Of Stroke In The Senate

At some point, Mary Landrieu’s rhetoric about her indispensability and clout as the chair of the Senate Energy Committee was

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St. Tammany Anti-Fracking Parade Goes To Baton Rouge

  St. Tammany Anti-Fracking Parade Goes To Baton Rouge

The St. Tammany Parish anti-frackers took their message to Baton Rouge today as they voiced opposition once again to a proposed

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Legal feeding frenzy continues four years after the spill

  Legal feeding frenzy continues four years after the spill

A little noticed Associated Press report published last week highlights the ongoing fraud and abuse that’s still corrupting the oil

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WHITNEY: Defending SB 469 From The Left’s False Charges

  WHITNEY: Defending SB 469 From The Left’s False Charges

Editor’s Note: A guest post by state representative (and 6th District congressional candidate) Lenar Whitney (R-Houma)… The Deep Water Horizon

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Landrieu May Pander To Left On FERC

  Landrieu May Pander To Left On FERC

As the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairwoman, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) has been in the works with Senate

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This Week’s AmSpec Column: Fracking Bans In St. Tammany

  This Week’s AmSpec Column: Fracking Bans In St. Tammany

I didn’t pull too many punches, but it could easily have gone 3,000 words. It’s hard to write a short

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NICE TRY: Times Picayune Portrays Mary Landrieu As A Rabble-Rouser

  NICE TRY: Times Picayune Portrays Mary Landrieu As A Rabble-Rouser

In an effort to portray vulnerable Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) as a rabble-rouser, fighting against the Obama administration and Enviormental

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Jindal Signs SB 469, Flood Authority Lawsuit Dies (For Now)

  Jindal Signs SB 469, Flood Authority Lawsuit Dies (For Now)

From a release out of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s office comes something we’ve discussed here and here… Today, Governor Jindal signed

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SADOW: Jindal Needs To Make SB 469 Law ASAP

  SADOW: Jindal Needs To Make SB 469 Law ASAP

Given that from the very start the overall themes behind the lawsuit launched by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East

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