Gov. Bobby Jindal asks for part of BP money to be diverted to Louisiana 1 bridge project

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Part of the Louisiana 1 bridge across Leeville during construction in April 2007. Gov. Bobby Jindal has asked the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to consider a policy change that would allow some BP oil spill money to be used to help complete the bridge. A resolution making the change was tabled for further study on Wednesday (Sept. 16). (Ellis Lucia, | The Times-Picayune archives) Gov. Bobby Jindal has asked coastal restoration officials to change state policy to allow some of the BP oil spill settlement to be used to pay for part of a $350 million Louisiana […]