Bold Louisiana, Environmental Action Deliver 28,000+ Petitions Urging Obama to Halt Unlimited Fracking Waste Dumping in the 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. A public hearing is scheduled for Thursday, […]
While many of us are looking forward to putting 2016 behind us, we here at Bold are reflecting on what was an amazing year of growth for us — and gearing up for big battles to come in 2017. In 2016, the Bold Alliance launched nationwide, expanding on Bold Nebraska’s successful organizing model of unlikely […]
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 […]
Louisiana has been devastated by a storm that Governor John Bel Edwards described as “an unprecedented and historic flooding event,” which has claimed thirteen lives and destroyed thousands of homes, putting families in crisis. More than 20,000 people were actively rescued, both from their homes — and in some cases saved from their sinking vehicles, or pulled off tree […]
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 […]
We mobilize unlikely alliances to protect the land and water.
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.