Blogger Lamar White has produced a must-read post about Gov. Bobby Jindal’s and the Legislature’s shocking betrayal of Louisiana’s coastal communities.
On first blush, Senate Bill 469, signed last week by Jindal, appears to be aimed at negating the 97 lawsuits filed against Big Oil by Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority- East (SLFPA-E). At closer examination, however, it appears the real intent may have been far more nefarious.
That’s not just White’s opinion. As he explains below so well in his post, dozens of eminent legal scholars have concluded that the most profound impact of the bill may be to relieve BP from most or all of its legal liability for the damage it has done to the Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana’s coast. Could that have been the purpose of the bill all along?
Here’s the post:
If You Care About Louisiana, This Should Make You Livid
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