Louisiana legislature votes to return land and $55 million to heirs of property owners

August 1997
Jet;08/11/97, Vol. 92 Issue 12, p26
Reports that the Louisiana state legislature signed a bill that declares that the property seized by the Orleans Levee Board in 1929 must be returned to the heirs of the original landowners, along with 13 years of oil and gas revenues. Number of people affected; The history of the case; Number of acres of land in Plaquemines Parish to be returned.


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