Tag: Cherri Foytlin

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

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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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