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Garret Graves

A Sound Reason to Oppose the Big Oil Law Suit in Louisiana Doesn't Exist

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 02.22.2014 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

In my mind, when a politician avoids discussing the merits of an issue and instead launches personal attacks against those opposed to his views, it's because there is nothing solid to stand on.

Can Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Make the Big Oil Lawsuit Go Away?

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 11.28.2013 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

Last week, Garret Graves, speaking for Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, told the nominating committee for the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East that the Governor would refuse to approve the reappointment of John Barry and Tim Doody.

BP: Jindal 'Misrepresents' Our Record

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS -- BP PLC says Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has misrepresented its record in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, including how much i...

Louisiana turns sand berms into barrier islands

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.02.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the June 3, 2013 edition.) Scientists and engineers questioned the cost and longevity of san...

Army Corps Critic Settles in Suit Against LSU

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 04.18.2013 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

Ivor van Heerden, the independent expert who spoke out for residents harmed in the 2005 flood during Katrina, was scheduled to get his day in court starting Feb. 19.

New Orleans Ninth-Ward Bayou Needs Funds To Bounce Back

Susan Buchanan | Posted 02.04.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article was published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Dec. 3, 2012 issue.) The feds and the state want to see Bayou Bienvenue in the Crescent ...

Louisiana Coastal Director Says BP Must Pay To The Max

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.21.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Garret Graves, chairman of Louisiana's Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, said last week "we will not allow BP to walk out of here, wiping its hands" of the company's responsibilities.