Jindal Seeking to Change Louisiana Policy to Allow BP Settlement Money to be Used to Pay for Bridge

Bobby Jindal

"Bobby Jindal" by Derek Bridges is licensed under CC BY 2.0 The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority postponed a vote on a proposal by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal asking coastal restoration officials to change state policy to allow some of the BP oil spill settlement money to be used to pay for part of a $350 million Louisiana Highway 1 bridge connecting Port Fourchon with Golden Meadow after several authority members and representatives from national and local environmental groups objected. Jindal hopes to redirect any money left over after the completion of more than $700 million in coastal […]