Author: Mark Hefflinger

Notice to Bold Louisiana Supporters

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The Bold Alliance is no longer active as Bold Louisiana in the state of Louisiana. We are maintaining this website as an archive of work that we’ve supported and accomplished together. Thank you for all of your dedication and Pipeline Fighting spirit! The Bold Alliance Team
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Press Release: Radical Five-Year Offshore Drilling Plan will Heighten Spill Risks for U.S. Coastal Areas

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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 […]
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Joint Statement on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Approval of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 15 December 2017 Joint Statement on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Approval of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline LOUISIANA — Yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers granted permits to Bayou Bridge, LLC, a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, to construct a 162.5-mile crude oil pipeline from Lake Charles to St. James, […]
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Bayou Bridge Pipeline Opponents File Petition to Intervene and Oppose Renegade Security Firm at State Licensing Hearing

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 8, 2017 Contact: Anne Rolfes, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, 504-452-4909, anne@labucketbrigade.org Jen Nessel, Center for Constitutional Rights, (212) 614-6449, jnessel@ccrjustice.org Bayou Bridge Pipeline Opponents Hold Press Conference at Governor’s Mansion Petition filed to intervene with National Civil Rights attys to oppose renegade security firm at state licensing hearing  Who:  350 New Orleans; L’eu Est La Vie (Water […]
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Pressure on Governor Edwards for Bayou Bridge Pipeline Environmental Impact Statement Intensifies

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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 […]
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Bayou Bridge Webinar Recording: Protect What You Love

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

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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,  […]
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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, anne@labucketbrigade.org Cherri Foytlin, Bold Louisiana, 334-462-4484, cherri@boldlouisiana.org   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 […]
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Bold Louisiana, Gulf Advocate Coalition Submit Comments on Bayou Bridge Pipeline

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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