By Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on February 24, 2015 at 9:12 PM, updated February 25, 2015 at 6:38 AM The Gentilly Landfill, reopened by the City of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to accept construction and demolition debris, should not have its permit renewed, leaders of several environmental organizations and […]
By: Rachael Zimlich February 24, 2015 Landfill operators and the city of New Orleans will pay $8 million to hundreds of property owners whose land became one of the region’s busiest landfill sites after Hurricane Katrina. The class action suit was filed in 2007 by landowners who purchased lots for a future development decades earlier. […]
By PR Rocket on January 27, 2015 After years of litigation and negotiations, attorneys with Waltzer Wiygul & Garside today announced an $8,000,000 settlement of a class action lawsuit over ownership of property under the Gentilly Landfill in New Orleans East. Gretna, LA (PRWEB) January 27, 2015 After years of litigation and negotiations, attorneys with […]
GORDON RUSSELL| GRUSSELL@THEADVOCATE.COM The city of New Orleans and the operators of a New Orleans East landfill that opened after Hurricane Katrina and quickly became the region’s busiest dump have agreed to pay $8 million to settle a long-running lawsuit with a group of people who actually own the property on which the landfill sits. […]
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, email@example.com, 410-934-9588 (m) Raleigh Hoke, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.com 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 […]