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Jul 31st

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Sen. Landrieu: DOJ needs to enforce Camp Minden clean up

Sen. Landrieu: DOJ needs to enforce Camp Minden clean up

WASHINGTON — The deadline has come and gone for the Army to comply with an Environmental Protection Agency ruling that denied appeal of its decision to lay Camp Minden clean-up responsibility of millions of pounds of M6 propellant on the Army.

In a meeting Tuesday with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., urged the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to enforce the EPA's order.
"DOJ is responsible for ensuring the Army complies with the order to clean up the more than 15 million pounds of M-6 explosives abandoned at Camp Minden by the Explo Company," Landrieu said.

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Local News

Audit discusses 911 excess

Audit discusses 911 excess

The Webster Parish Police Jury should make use of more than $800,000 of undesignated funds, at least that's the opinion of an audit released by the Louisiana Legislative ...

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Local News

Whit Graves seeking DA seat

Whit Graves seeking DA seat

"Usually you hear people seeking political office promising to move forward. I promise to move back, back to a district attorney's office that is honest, open and caring,...

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State News

Board votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

Board votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's state school board on Tuesday jumped into a lawsuit that accuses Gov. Bobby Jindal of illegally meddling in education policy with his efforts to...

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Law Enforcement

Police Blotter: July 21-26

City and parish law enforcement officers made the following arrests for the period July 21 through July 26.

Justin M. Harrison, 23, of the 300 block of S. Gum Street, Mind...

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