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State of Louisiana

July 26, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of five people after their 40-foot vessel caught fire near Petit Bois Island in Louisiana on Friday. More
July 11, 2014 -- The Southeast Tourism Society recently honored the Cajun French Music & Food Festival in Lake Charles, Louisiana as a 2014 Top 20 Event for the month of July. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Republican Governors Association today hosted an energy press briefing featuring the governors of Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota and Wyoming at the Petroleum Club in Houston. More
June 13, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday medevaced a Vietnamese fisherman with heart attack symptoms from approximately 25 miles south of the Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge and Game Preserve in Louisiana. More
June 11, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday responded to a downed civilian helicopter sixty miles south of Terrebonne Bay. More
June 09, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guard aircrew on Monday medevaced a Russian man who was having difficulty breathing while his ship was anchored about 11 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana. More
May 01, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the United States Army Corps of Engineers will host public discussions on navigational aid technology, with a session in New Orleans on May 7.. More
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April 16, 2014 -- The Coast Guard federal on-scene coordinator for the Deepwater Horizon Response completed the transition to the “Middle Response” process on Tuesday and opened active National Response Center cases for three miles of coastline in Louisiana. More
April 16, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard medevaced two crewmembers aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration vessel Oceanic Explorer 264 miles southwest of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico, Tuesday. More w/Video
April 16, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued three crew members aboard an uninspected towing vessel on Lake Pontchartrain on Tuesday. More
April 16, 2014 -- The U.S. Coast Guard today ended patrols and operations on the final three shoreline miles in Louisiana, bringing to a close the extensive four-year active cleanup of the Gulf Coast following the Deepwater Horizon accident. More
March 08, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guardsman was convicted and sentenced Friday during a general court-martial held in Norfolk, Virginia. More
January 13, 2014 -- Ducks Unlimited today noted a study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration showing that wetland loss along the Gulf Coast accounts for 71 percent of the country's coastal wetland loss each year. More
January 10, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday medevaced a man with a severed foot from an offshore supply vessel five miles off the coast of Louisiana. More
January 09, 2014 -- The Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have extended the public review and comment period for the draft early restoration plan for projects across the Gulf states to February 19. More
January 07, 2014 -- The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau has launched the "Boom or Bust Byway" website, highlighting parishes and towns along the 130-mile byway between Greenwood and Monroe in Louisiana. More
December 31, 2013 -- The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau today announced that the Martin Luther King, Jr. Festival has been named a "Top 20 Event" by the Southeast Tourism Society. More
December 17, 2013 -- BP today announced that it has filed a civil lawsuit in a federal court in New Orleans against lawyer Mikal C. Watts, accusing the attorney of making fraudulent claims that resulted in the company paying $2.3 billion in relation to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
December 02, 2013 -- The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau recently approved a $15,000 grant for the restoration and preservation of artifacts at the DeQuincy Railroad Museum. More
November 27, 2013 -- The United States Department of Commerce today announced that it is awarding $2.4 million in grants to support economic development projects in Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas. More
November 21, 2013 -- Tilman J. Fertitta, owner of Golden Nugget Casinos, announced today the closing of the purchase of the Lake Charles Golden Nugget Casino Resort and Hotel currently under construction and next door to the highly successful L’Auberge Casino Resort located in Lake Charles, Louisiana. More
November 04, 2013 -- The City of Lake Charles, Louisiana was recently named "City of the Year" by Acadiana Profile. More
October 18, 2013 -- The Southeast Tourism Society recently honored the Avenue of the Flags as a 2013 Top 20 Event for November. More
October 03, 2013 -- BP Senior Vice President Geoff Morrell on Wednesday issued a statement in response to a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit setting aside the claim administrator's interpretation of the business economic loss framework in the settlement agreement reached last year in connection with the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
September 25, 2013 -- Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal on Tuesday joined Shell to announce the selection of Ascension Parish as the location for a potential natural gas-to-liquids facility. More
August 29, 2013 -- The Houston Maritime Arbitrators Association will host a "Lunch and Learn" meeting featuring Captain David G. Marsh's presentation of "The Story of the Loss of M/V Derbyshire and 20 years of Investigations" on September 5. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council will meet on August 28 in New Orleans to vote on the initial comprehensive plan for restoring the Gulf Coast's ecosystem and economy. More
July 25, 2013 -- Tilman J. Fertitta, owner of Golden Nugget Casinos, announced today the expansion of the Golden Nugget brand into the Louisiana and South Texas market with the acquisition of the Casino Resort and Hotel currently under construction and next door to L’Auberge Lake Charles Casino Resort located in Lake Charles, Louisiana. More
July 24, 2013 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has announced that the recreational fishing season for greater amberjack and gray triggerfish in federal waters will open on August 1. More
July 16, 2013 -- A United States Coast Guard aircrew medevaced an offshore oil rig crewman who was showing symptoms of a heart attack 60 miles southeast of New Orleans, Monday afternoon. More
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