Person of the Week: Billy Nungesser

Louisiana parish leader Billy Nungesser recently captained an airboat touring the oil-soaked marshes. In a sense, he's been the captain of so much there. "I broke down and cried, and then I called the governor and said, 'Governor, we have a problem.'" Nungesser, a Republican, is the president of Plaquemines Parish, the first part of the Gulf Coast to get hit by oil. He reached his boiling point when he saw oil-covered pelicans dying in the fragile marshland. "They were laying in the marsh,...Full Story
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