The 15th District District Attorney, Don Lanry, wanted to force oil companies to repair damage to the state’s coast over allegations made by the former DA years ago at the Vermillion Diocese Police Court hearing on Wednesday night.
Police judges approved the decision in May.
Seven local governments have filed more than 40 lawsuits against more than 200 oil companies over the years, damaging off the coast of Louisiana and violating government laws and licenses. Since then, DA Kit Stuts has filed a number of issues without the support and support of local governments. The VPJ has voted in court cases.
John Carmo uche, a lawyer representing several parishes in the wardrobe, dismissed the case in May: “They will not have a seat at the table. As a result, they lose their right to participate. ”
Lanry was scheduled to meet with the board at a meeting on Wednesday. He said there is currently a restraining order issued by a federal judge.
We cannot take any action now because of the restraining order. Therefore, we are awaiting a decision from the Federal Court.
In May, the Carms said that if Vermilian parish could not participate in the outcome of the trial, it would lose the opportunity to decide how to spend money on coastal rehabilitation efforts if any money was given as a result of the trial.
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