The Louisiana Oystermen Association and Hilcorp Energy Company filed a consent judgment that, if approved by the court, will settle the association’s lawsuit against Hicorp for dredging in the coastal zone without a permit, according to a news release. The Texas-based oil and gas exploration company has agreed to pay $920,000 toward development of an […]
This month, Waltzer Wiygul & Garside was awarded the 2015-2016 Vietnamese-American Community in Louisiana Award. The plaque represents the Community’s highest appreciation for the firm’s ongoing service to the Vietnamese community, including the work the firm does representing local businesses and offshore fishermen. Waltzer Wiygul & Garside are honored and humbled to receive the recognition.
(CLICK HEADING FOR FULL ARTICLE.) Congratulations, Byron! Byron Encalade Byron Encalade is President of the Louisiana Oysterman Association. He engages in harvesting seafood, oysters and shrimp and in transporting seafood along the gulf coast states. He is currently serving as Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Constable 3rd Ward, and as an American Legion Post 430 Judge Advocate. […]
By Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Email the author | Follow on Twitter on July 29, 2016 at 10:51 AM, updated July 29, 2016 at 11:29 AM Even as Hilcorp Energy Co. works to clean up a spill of as much as 4,200 gallons of oil in the Plaquemines Parish marsh, the company is […]
Initiative 42 is a constitutional amendment to ensure adequate funding for public schools in Mississippi. The opponents claim that it is a “radical ploy to shift power from voters to judges.” The opponents make this claim because the amendment makes it clear that the adequate funding requirement would be enforceable by the state courts. This […]
BP OIL SPILL: PHASE II FINDINGS & CONCLUSIONS CLICK THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE ORIGINAL FILING.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 30, 2014 Contact: Nancy Nusser, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-934-9588 (m) Raleigh Hoke, email@example.com, 504-525-1528 ext. Robert Wiygul, Robert@waltzerlaw.com; 228 990 1228 Plaquemines Parish Court Overturns Coastal Permit for Coal Terminal State Agency “breached its duty as public trustee” Plaquemines Parish, LA–Community leaders won a major victory against a proposed coal export terminal today […]
Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune By Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on November 25, 2014 at 6:30 PM, updated November 26, 2014 at 8:10 AM Results of a third-party audit of the oil spill settlement program released Tuesday (Nov. 25) by claims administrator Patrick Juneau show the settlement program has correctly processed 99.5 […]
Y WESLEY MULLER firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: WesleyMullerSHNovember 23, 2014 GULFPORT — The Gulfport NAACP honored two Sierra Club members with Distinguished Justice Service Awards during Sunday night’s Freedom Fund Banquet. Honored were Mississippi Sierra Club Director Louie Miller and prominent environmental attorney Robert Wiygul. Both Miller and Wiygul played instrumental roles in reaching a landmark […]