Author: Mark Hefflinger

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

Mark Hefflinger
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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