AG Jeff Landry: While I believe these claims are best decided by a full and final adjudication, I will not interfere with a private company seeking relief from the immense uncertainty litigation injects into Louisiana’s energy industry. Today’s resolution meets the criteria I have deemed necessary: good for Louisiana, productive for the coast, and consistent with the Coastal Master Plan; contain regulatory or credited relief for the industry; and must be final and create certainty for the industry moving forward.
Dir. Angelique Freel: As Judge Kelly declared, our office ‘followed the letter of the law…sought guidance from the Court and did everything a public official must do;’ we were ‘not arbitrary or capricious in any way’; we were ‘diligent’ in handling the matter.
AG Jeff Landry: Child pornography is a heinous crime that inflicts lifelong damage to the victims. My office and I are committed to investigating and arresting those who exploit our children, no matter their professions or positions.