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Bobby Jindal's huge favor for his pals in the oil and gas industry
Bobby Jindal's huge favor for his pals in the oil and gas industry

Despite frantic warnings from legal experts around the country and from his own attorney general, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Friday signed a bill killing a local coastal agency's lawsuit against the oil and gas industry. What unnerves the experts is that the bill is so sloppily written that it could undermine other lawsuits against oil and gas interests in Louisiana, including damage claims from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. BP is sure to use the measure as another weapon against claims it's already fighting in federal court in Louisiana. The lawsuit had been filed by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East, an independent board created after...

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