Restore Louisiana Now

John Barry Explains Creation of Restore Louisiana Now Non-profit Organization

John Barry speaking about the formation of Restore Louisiana Now. 

Source: Mark Schleifstein /

Ousted Flood Authority Member Launches Nonprofit to Support Lawsuit

Advocates for the East Bank levee authority’s suit against oil and gas companies on Tuesday officially launched a nonprofit group aimed at blocking possible legislative interference with the suit and shoring up support for other similar efforts.

The new group, Restore Louisiana Now, primarily will focus on holding energy companies accountable for widespread damage to coastal wetlands caused by oil and gas exploration, said former Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority — East Commissioner John Barry, the group’s president.

Source: Jeff Adelson / The Advocate 

Russel Honore's 'Green Army' Discusses Legislative Agenda in Baton Rouge

The ‘Ragin’ Cajun’ Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, ex-New Orleans levee board member John Barry and other environmental activists met in Baton Rouge on Friday to discuss issues around which to build legislation ahead of the 2014 session.

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