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Entries by Susan Buchanan from 01/2011

Moderate Fuel Prices Should Keep Heating Bills in Check

| Posted 01.07.2011 | Business

Huge, home-heating bills in first-quarter 2010 are an unhappy memory. But southeast Louisiana residents may not have to dig as deeply into pockets in early 2011 to stay warm, experts say.

Fishermen Dismayed Over Low Payouts in Spill Claims

| Posted 01.21.2011 | Green

For fishermen counting on checks for losses they sustained from the BP spill, the mail can bring the denial of a claim or a much slimmer payout than anticipated.

Nonprofit Groups To Bird-Dog Spill Report Proposals

| Posted 01.24.2011 | Business

Coastal advocates like much, though not all, of what they've read in the national, oil-spill commission report released this month, and instead of stashing the document in a desk drawer, they plan to stay engaged and speak up about its ideas.