Entergy is trying to force New Orleans to pay $96 Million for their work on a gas plant that hasn't even been built yet. This letter outlines the legal authority the New Orleans City Council has as a regulator to protect New Orleans residents and businesses from Entergy's wasteful spending.
Who is on the hook for the money Entergy irresponsibly spent? Entergy's shareholders, not New Orleans.
The results from the Independent Investigation into Entergy’s Paid Actor Scandal hit the presses late last night. Here’s all the info you need:
New Orleans, La. -- On Thursday, July 19th, residents and local groups had a day in court on a lawsuit regarding City Council’s violations of the Louisiana Open Meetings Law. More than 70 New Orleanians were locked out of key public City Council meetings on Entergy's gas plant proposal.The lawsuit involves Entergy's use of paid actors to crowd out residents during City Council meetings. The Honorable Piper Griffin is the presiding judge.
Judge Griffin said she would rule from the bench on Tuesday, July 24th at 9:30am.
Read the transcript of the court hearing here or view all related documents here.
Actors scandal, “compromised” process added to lawsuit against New Orleans City Council for violating Open Meetings Law
Lawsuit says approval of Entergy’s gas plant must be voided
Impacted residents locked out; Lawsuit says approval of Entergy’s gas plant must be voided
The deadline to submit comments and questions to the DEQ regarding Entergy New Orleans’ Air Permit Applications is Monday, April 16th. Your questions will be addressed as the DEQ is required to respond to every comment. As the public notice says...
By Beverly Wright, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ)
February 21, 2018 - New Orleans - New Orleans East Neighbors, concerned citizens and others who make up the organization “Energy Future New Orleans” are outraged that the City Council Utility Committee voted in favor of Entergy’s Gas Plant application.
Collection of writings from Public Interest Intervenors DSCEJ, AAE, Sierra Club, 350 NOLA, and VAYLA.