The suit says companies should help pay to restore the rapidly disappearing coastal wetlands along the Louisiana coast that have been subject to major destruction from oil and gas operations for decades.
For years, New Orleans’ only real strategy for coping with the floodwater that is sure to come when you build a city on swampland between a river and a lake in an area prone to hurricanes, has been to pump -- pump more and pump faster. The city unveiled a new plan to live peacefully with water.
Immigrants living in New Orleans will no longer be detained solely because of their immigration status. But immigration opponents think undocumented immigrants put legal residents in harm’s way, though apparently not the other way around.