Bayou Bridge Pipeline Opponents File Petition to Intervene and Oppose Renegade Security Firm at State Licensing Hearing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 24, 2017 Pressure on Governor Edwards for Environmental Impact Statement Intensifies End Point of Bayou Bridge Site of Significant Oil Spill Already this Year Baton Rouge — Louisiana residents’ calls for an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Bayou Bridge Pipeline intensified today as groups again went to the Governor’s mansion and […]
LISTEN: Bayou Bridge Webinar Recording Bold Louisiana’s Cherri Foytlin moderated a webinar discussion on that featured the voices of indigenous leaders, community leaders, and environmental groups working together to stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. We’ve now made a recording of the webinar available for listening. WHAT: Bayou Bridge Webinar WHO: Cherri Foytlin, Bold Louisiana (moderator) Eve Butler, […]
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 […]
Today, our friends friends at Louisiana Bucket Brigade and 350 Louisiana teamed up with DisasterMap.net 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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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.