Tag: Bold Louisiana

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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Letter to Sheriff Greg Champagne in Response to Comments About Standing Rock

After hearing the derogatory and untrue comments made by Sheriff Greg Champagne about Water Protectors at Standing Rock on WWLTV, Bold Louisiana director Cherri Foytlin and Monique Verdin, a citizen of the United Houma Nation, sent this letter in response to Sheriff Champagne, who also serves as president of the National Sheriffs’ Association. Letter to […]
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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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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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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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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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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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