You Gotta Be Kidding, Right?

Image: Stacy C. Noland
Image: Stacy C. Noland

By Elizabeth Shogren of NPR – July 25, 2013

The government board charged with protecting New Orleans from flooding sued the oil and gas industry on Wednesday.  

The suit would require oil, gas and pipeline companies restore damaged wetlands and pay damages for the effects of the lost wetlands on levees.

But Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who appointed the flood protection board, has a different demand. He ordered the board to drop its lawsuit and fire its lawyers.

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