Author: Mark Hefflinger

Bold Louisiana Joins 70 Organizations Calling on Pres. Obama to Protect Gulf of Mexico

Today, Bold Louisiana joined nearly 70 organizations in a letter to Pres. Obama urging him to halt new leasing to drill for oil and gas in the Gulf of Mexico: “We urge you to build on the unprecedented progress you have already made by ensuring no new leases in the Gulf of Mexico are included […]
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Bold Louisiana’s Cherri Foytlin Arrested During Sit-in at Dept. of Interior to Call for End to Gulf Drilling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 15, 2016 Over 40 Frontline, Indigenous, and Climate Leaders Occupy Dept. of Interior to Demand President Obama End Fossil Fuel Lease Sales Keep it in the Ground leaders from across the country risk arrest to demand President Obama end new fossil fuel extraction on public lands and waters   WASHINGTON D.C. – This […]
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Analysis: Burning Unleased Fossil Fuels in Gulf of Mexico Would Release 33 Billion Tons of Greenhouse Gas Pollution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 23, 2016 Analysis: Burning Unleased Fossil Fuels in Gulf of Mexico Would Release 33 Billion Tons of Greenhouse Gas Pollution Burning Oil, Gas From U.S. Offshore Leasing Could Push Global Temperatures Past Caps Set by Scientists, Nations NEW ORLEANS— Burning the fossil fuels under unleased federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico […]
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Hundreds Participate in “Another Gulf Is Possible” Week of Resistance, Solidarity and Love

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 20, 2016 Hundreds participate in “Another Gulf Is Possible” Week of Resistance, Solidarity and Love Grassroots organizations, national allies and activists in historic display of unity for social, racial, economic and climate justice amidst catastrophic flooding in Louisiana NEW ORLEANS — On Saturday, August 20th, nearly 200 Gulf Coast residents and […]
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Bold Louisiana Joins Coalition Supporting Tribal Lawsuits Against US Army Corps Permits for the Dakota Access Pipeline

Coalition Supports Tribal Lawsuits Against US Army Corps Permits for the Dakota Access Pipeline SIGNED BY:  Camp of the Sacred Stones, Indigenous Environmental Network, Honor the Earth, 350.org, Bold Alliance: Bold Nebraska, Bold Iowa, Bold Oklahoma and Bold Louisiana, Modern Day Warriors, Fort Berthold Protectors of Water and Earth Rights, 100 Grannies for a Livable […]
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Moving Gulf Fossil Fuel Lease Sales Online Won’t Halt Public’s Growing Opposition to Offshore Drilling

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 25, 2016 Moving Gulf Fossil Fuel Lease Sales Online Won’t Halt Public’s Growing Opposition to Offshore Drilling NEW ORLEANS— Gulf Coast community groups and their allies in national environmental organizations today criticized the Obama administration’s decision to hold a lease sale for nearly 24 million acres of offshore fossil fuels on Aug. […]
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Bold Louisiana Joins Gulf Coast and Alaska Communities in Letter Opposing Online Lease Sales

For Immediate Release: July 13, 2016 Legislation would marginalize public input on offshore fossil fuel leases WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources will vote on a bill today that could alter the longstanding practice of holding offshore fossil fuel lease sales in person and instead relegate them to an internet-based […]
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Gulf Residents Continue Demand for No New Drilling Leases in Gulf of Mexico

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 17, 2016 Gulf Residents Continue Demand for No New Drilling Leases in Gulf of Mexico Over 100 organizations and activists from Texas to Florida submit joint comment letter to BOEM New Orleans — As part of the continued resistance to the expansion of offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, over 100 community-based, grassroots, social […]
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Bold Louisiana Joins Direct Action to Shut Down Gulf Drilling Lease Sale at Superdome

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 23, 2016 Hundreds Gather to Oppose Offshore Oil Leases in Gulf of Mexico Gulf Residents, Environmentalists Rally at New Orleans Superdome in Historic ‘Keep It in the Ground’ Action NEW ORLEANS — Hundreds of Gulf Coast residents, supported by local and national environmental and social justice groups, rallied at the Superdome […]
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