FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 10, 2017 Contact: Anne Rolfes, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, 504-452-4909, firstname.lastname@example.org Cherri Foytlin, Bold Louisiana, 334-462-4484, email@example.com Gulf Advocates Hold Press Conference in Baton Rouge to Address Phillips 66 Pipeline Explosion Unexplained pipeline tragedy comes as state agencies weigh controversial Bayou Bridge pipeline project New Orleans — A coalition of Gulf […]
The same company building the Dakota Access pipeline — Energy Transfer Partners — is now applying to build the “Bayou Bridge” pipeline, which would carry oil transported via the Dakota Access pipeline from Nederland, Texas, across the state of Louisiana to refineries and international export terminals located here. More than 400 Water Protectors showed up […]
After hearing the derogatory and untrue comments made by Sheriff Greg Champagne about Water Protectors at Standing Rock on WWLTV, Bold Louisiana director Cherri Foytlin and Monique Verdin, a citizen of the United Houma Nation, sent this letter in response to Sheriff Champagne, who also serves as president of the National Sheriffs’ Association. Letter to […]
Hydraulic fracturing involves the heavy use of clean water, mixed with chemicals and sand, pumped deep into the earth at high pressure in order to break apart the rock below and release natural gas and oil deposits. Fracking in the Gulf: From 2010 – 2014, the Obama Administration approved over 1,500 permit applications for hydraulic fracturing […]
Bold Louisiana joined a coalition of Gulf advocacy organizations including Gulf Restoration Network, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, Sierra Club Delta Chapter, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, and the Louisiana Crawfish Producers’ Association in submitting public comments on Jan. 31 to the U.S. Army Corps and Louisiana Dept. of Environmental Quality on the proposed Bayou Bridge pipeline project. Many thanks […]
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Bold Louisiana fights in a state where government has been hijacked by corporate carpetbaggers and lobbyists who have side-tracked the best interests of the people to support their own self-serving ideals. Our goals are diversifying economic development for our state, creating a real plan to confront climate change, and ensuring a just transition to renewable energy sources and jobs.