Report by Louisiana Bucket Brigade, 350 Louisiana Details 144 Petrochemical Accidents in 30 Days

Mark Hefflinger
Today, our friends friends at Louisiana Bucket Brigade and 350 Louisiana teamed up with to release a report detailing 144 petrochemical accidents in the state of Louisiana — just from February 15th through March 15th of this year. Read the full report below the press release. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2017 Contact: Anne Rolfes, Louisiana Bucket Brigade,  […]
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Sign the Bayou Bridge Pipeline Pledge of Resistance


The potential trigger for our Bayou Bridge Pipeline Pledge of Resistance is if work begins in earnest on the pipeline across Louisiana. The Bayou Bridge pipeline — a sister project proposed by Energy Transfer Partners to connect the flow of oil from its Dakota Access pipeline — would cross 700 bodies of water, through 11 […]

Gulf Advocates Hold Press Conference in Baton Rouge to Address Phillips 66 Pipeline Explosion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 10, 2017 Contact: Anne Rolfes, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, 504-452-4909, Cherri Foytlin, Bold Louisiana, 334-462-4484,   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 […]

Bayou Bridge Pipeline: Updates

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 […]

Stop Fracking in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico


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 […]

If You Think You’re Not Affected by Climate Change, Think Again: Join the People’s Climate March on April 29

Click here for details and to sign up to join the People’s Climate March in New Orleans on Saturday, April 29th. On August 15th of 2016, I awoke to an unwelcome guest on my property, a few inches of water covering my lawn and washing over the slab of my carport. More inconvenienced than worried, […]

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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.

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