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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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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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BOLD Louisiana: A Front Line Holiday 2016

Season’s Greetings! As a front line and grassroots organization, Bold Louisiana is working to make things a little brighter for families on the front lines of fossil fuel extraction and climate chaos. That is why we are asking our supporters to assist us in an annual tradition I started a few years back: A Front […]
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Dear President Obama, Love the Gulf

Cherri Foytlin
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Dear (Still) President Obama, You know us and you know our stories. You know our tragedies, our disasters, and our peril – Katrina, Rita, the BP oil disaster, daily oil spills and all-too-regular fossil fuel related accidents. Not to mention, we’re losing a football field of wetlands an hour in Louisiana, caused by the combined […]
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Stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Yesterday the world witnessed the police assault upon peaceful water protectors who are holding the line at Standing Rock to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. If built, this pipeline would threaten the drinking water for millions of people. Our hearts are with Standing Rock and those who are holding sacred ground to stop this destructive […]
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Vote for Bold to Get a Funding Boost From CREDO

Cherri Foytlin
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I wanted to send along an update of what I’ve been up to since I became state director of Bold Louisiana. During August’s historic flooding in Louisiana, our rural communities came together to help each other — including me and my family — clean up and start to restore our flood-ravaged homes. Bold Louisiana started […]
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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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