The Times-Picayune: Tempers flare on Jefferson Parish’s $53 million BP settlement plans

The Times-Picayune reports:

Whether to deposit Jefferson Parish’s $53 million BP settlement into an escrow account ignited a heated discussion during the Parish Council meeting Wednesday in a public display of the deep political fissures this election season. Councilman Elton Lagasse, who is running for parish president, offered a measure to hold the money in escrow until a panel of business and parish leaders could recommend priorities…….. About the Author: Ragan

The Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (known before 2006 as LIOGA) was organized in 1992 to represent the Independent and service sectors of the oil and gas industry […]