September 20, 2006
In addition to pushing for more visits to New Orleans, the women want
more oil and gas revenue sharing dedicated to coastal restoration.
Louisiana loses about 25 square miles of coast a year. The erosion loss
over the years has been compared to the state of Delaware.
Milling] is the wife of King Milling, who serves as the chairman of
governor's Advisory Commission for Coastal Restoration. She also noted
that 30 percent of the nation's seafood is caught on Louisiana's coast.
"While we are feeding the country, we are washing away," Anne Milling
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., who has been pushing for a
new revenue-sharing bill, said getting a piece of oil and gas royalties
produced off Louisiana is the answer.