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ExxonMobil — already in hot water for AK spill — blamed for New Orleans stench


This would not be the week that you’d want to begin work in the ExxonMobil PR department. Indeed, this seems to be the time when the oil giant — in fact, the world’s most profitable company, let us never forget — and its proverbial chickens are finally coming home to roost. Just in time for Earth Day, ExxonMobil’s environment-be-damned efforts to feed America’s...

It gets worse at La. sinkhole as toxic gas released


On this Thanksgiving eve, let us not forget about the poor residents of Bayou Corne, La. It’s coming up on four months since 150 families in this rural bayou community about 70 miles west of New Orleans were forced from their homes with the appearance of an ever-widening sinkhole — the culmination of weeks of bubbling gases in local waters, earth tremors and noxious smells...

Stuart H. Smith is an attorney based in New Orleans fighting major oil companies and other polluters.
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