Writing a letter to the editor (LTE) of your local newspaper or news website is a critical action you can take right now to help stop the pipeline. They are very powerful tools to get your voice heard not only by fellow Louisianans, but by elected officials as well — since they read the local […]
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 […]
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 […]
Press Release: Radical Five-Year Offshore Drilling Plan will Heighten Spill Risks for U.S. Coastal Areas
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 4, 2017 Radical Five-Year Offshore Drilling Plan will Heighten Spill Risks for U.S. Coastal Areas Plan Poses Huge Risk to Coastal Economies, Businesses and Marine Life in Previously Undeveloped Waters. Washington — The Trump Administration is ignoring sound science and broad public input in an exhaustive recent review, in its proposed […]
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) sent a letter dated Nov. 21 to the U.S. Army Corps, requesting an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) be conducted for Energy Transfer Partners’ proposed Bayou Bridge pipeline that would run through Louisiana. Read Rep. Grijalva’s letter, and our thank-you in response below. Give now to support Bold Louisiana. Rep. Grijalva letter […]
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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.