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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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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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Moving Gulf Fossil Fuel Lease Sales Online Won’t Halt Public’s Growing Opposition to Offshore Drilling

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 25, 2016 Moving Gulf Fossil Fuel Lease Sales Online Won’t Halt Public’s Growing Opposition to Offshore Drilling NEW ORLEANS— Gulf Coast community groups and their allies in national environmental organizations today criticized the Obama administration’s decision to hold a lease sale for nearly 24 million acres of offshore fossil fuels on Aug. […]
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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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