The Parish of Plaquemines v. Chevron USA, Inc.

ELR Citation: 51 ELR 20152
No(s). 19-30492 (5th Cir. Aug 5, 2021)

The Fifth Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part district court rulings in a collection of lawsuits concerning oil companies' decades of drilling activities along the Louisiana coast. Six Louisiana parishes filed suit in state court, arguing the companies violated the Louisiana State and Loca...