Chevron donates to PCOA
On Jan. 28 the Plaquemines Parish District Attorney’s Office announced the indictment of Hien Vinh Nguyen of Buras on one charge of aggravated rape and one charge of second-degree kidnapping.
Plaquemines fishermen are part of a lawsuit seeking to change the Environmental Protection Agency’s outdated rules regarding oil dispersants.
The New Orleans Advocate reports that Castleton Commodities International has renewed the air permit for its Braithwaite property with the state Department of Environmental Quality, but company sources say the move is being misinterpreted.
Caleb Ellis is the first Belle Chasse High School student in recent memory to receive a full academic scholarship to an Ivy League university.