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Justin Ehrenwerth Named President and CEO of The Water Institute of the Gulf


Justin Ehrenwerth Named President and CEO of The Water Institute of the Gulf

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Executive Director to Start at Institute on January 30 BATON ROUGE, La. (December 21, 2016) – The Water Institute of the Gulf announced Wednesday that Justin Ehrenwerth will take the helm as president and CEO starting Jan. 30. Currently the executive director of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, formed […]

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Halliburton $1.1 Billion Settlement Includes Gulf Commercial Fishermen Claims


Halliburton $1.1 Billion Settlement Includes Gulf Commercial Fishermen Claims

Halliburton has announced it has reached an agreement to settle a substantial majority of the plaintiffs’ claims, including Gulf commercial fishermen, asserted against the company as a result of the April 20, 2010 Macondo well incident in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Texas Lawyer Sued by Louisiana Vietnamese Fishermen Over BP Claims


Texas Lawyer Sued by Louisiana Vietnamese Fishermen Over BP Claims

A group made up largely of Vietnamese-American fisherman has filed a class action lawsuit against a Texas attorney who they claim improperly named them as clients in settlement claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Gulf Environmental Data Released by BP from Deepwater Horizon Response


Gulf Environmental Data Released by BP from Deepwater Horizon Response

An effort to make environmental data collected from the Gulf of Mexico publicly available and easily accessible has been launched by BP.

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NOAA Releases Comprehensive Deepwater Horizon Chemical Analyses Dataset


NOAA Releases Comprehensive Deepwater Horizon Chemical Analyses Dataset

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released a comprehensive, quality-controlled dataset giving ready access to millions of chemical analyses and other data on the massive Deepwater Horizon incident.

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Louisiana Seafood Board Enters New Era Under Lieutenant Governor’s Office


Louisiana Seafood Board Enters New Era Under Lieutenant Governor’s Office

The 4th of July came early this year for the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board. A heated legislative session to determined the fate of the board set off fireworks throughout the state’s seafood community. As of July 1st oversight has officially transfer from the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism under the office of Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne.

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