Published on June 25 2018
authored an article addressing the recent uptick in lawsuits filed under Louisiana’s environmental citizen suit statute. Jane Jackson’s article—entitled “Recent Trend: Addressing Oilfield Contamination Through Citizen Suits
”—is published in the LOGA Industry Report (Summer 2018), a publication of the LOGA. The article tackles the ever-growing trend of lawsuits filed under La. R.S. 30:16, an environmental citizen suit statute authorizing private citizens to sue for alleged violations or threatened violations of conservation laws, regulations, or orders.