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Press Release: Radical Five-Year Offshore Drilling Plan will Heighten Spill Risks for U.S. Coastal Areas

Mark Hefflinger
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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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Rep. Raul Grijalva Requests Army Corps Environmental Review of Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Cherri Foytlin
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Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) sent a letter dated Nov. 21 to the U.S. Army Corps, requesting an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) be conducted for Energy Transfer Partners’ proposed Bayou Bridge pipeline that would run through Louisiana. Read Rep. Grijalva’s letter, and our thank-you in response below. Give now to support Bold Louisiana. Rep. Grijalva letter […]
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Joint Statement on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Approval of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Mark Hefflinger
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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

Mark Hefflinger
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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

Mark Hefflinger
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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

Mark Hefflinger
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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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If You Think You’re Not Affected by Climate Change, Think Again: Join the People’s Climate March on April 29

Click here for details and to sign up to join the People’s Climate March in New Orleans on Saturday, April 29th. On August 15th of 2016, I awoke to an unwelcome guest on my property, a few inches of water covering my lawn and washing over the slab of my carport. More inconvenienced than worried, […]
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Pie-lines, Not Pipelines: Host a Bake Sale to Stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Want to help stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline? Host a “Pie-lines, Not Pipelines” Bake Sale to help educate your friends, family and community, while taking action and raising money to continue the fight! Sign-up on the form below if you plan to host a bake sale.  Finding A Location There are many events being held […]
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Report by Louisiana Bucket Brigade, 350 Louisiana Details 144 Petrochemical Accidents in 30 Days

Mark Hefflinger
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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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