Author: Mark Hefflinger

Over 400 Gulf Protectors Rally and Testify Against Bayou Bridge Pipeline at Public Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 13, 2017 Contact: Cherri Foytlin, Bold Louisiana, 334-462-4484, cherri@boldlouisiana.org Darryl Malek-Wiley, Sierra Club, 504-427-1885 darryl.malek-wiley@sierraclub.org Scott Eustis, Gulf Restoration Network, 504-237-0323, scott@healthygulf.org Anne Rolfes, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, 504-452-4909, anne@labucketbrigade.org Over 400 Gulf Protectors Rally and Deliver Testimony Opposing Bayou Bridge Pipeline at Public Hearing in Baton Rouge Pipeline opponents will also […]
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Bold Louisiana, Environmental Action Deliver 28,000+ Petitions Urging Obama to Halt Unlimited Fracking Waste Dumping in the Gulf

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 5, 2017 Contact: Cherri Foytlin, Bold Louisiana, 334-462-4484, cherri@boldlouisiana.org Bold Louisiana, Environmental Action Deliver 28,000+ Petition Signatures Urging Pres. Obama to Halt Unlimited Fracking Waste Dumping in the Gulf Local activists to rally on Thursday (1:30-2:30 p.m.) outside BOEM office in New Orleans before petition delivery New Orleans — Bold Louisiana and […]
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Bayou Bridge Pipeline: Updates

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 […]
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Support Bold action to stop Trump, Keystone XL and Dakota Access

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 […]
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13 Arrested at Dept. of Interior Sit-in Return to DC for Court Hearing Thursday

13 Arrested for Dept. of Interior Sit-in Return to DC for Court Hearing Thursday Bold Louisiana’s Cherri Foytlin, Leaders of Rainforest Action Network, Friends of the Earth & Indigenous Groups Among Those Arrested Washington — Thirteen frontline and indigenous climate leaders will be in Washington this week, facing their first court hearing after being arrested on […]
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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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