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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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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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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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Bold Louisiana Statement on Obama Administration Action to Permanently Protect Arctic, Atlantic from Offshore Drilling

The Obama Administration on Dec. 21 took action to permanently protect the Arctic and Atlantic oceans from offshore drilling for oil & gas. Bold Louisiana director Cherri Foytlin’s statement is below. “The decision by the Obama Administration to put the majority of the Arctic and Atlantic into permanent protection is a victory to everyone living on […]
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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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