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Avenal v. State

ELR Citation: ELR 20122
Nos. No. 03-C-3521, (La., 10/19/2004)

The Louisiana Supreme Court threw out a $1.3 billion takings judgment awarded to oyster fishermen holding oyster leases in the Breton Sound area who allegedly suffered a compensable taking under the Louisiana Constitution as a result of the state's operation of a coastal restoration project that altered salinity levels in the waters covering the...

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