Author Archives: Lois Carter

Press Release: Radical Five-Year Offshore Drilling Plan will Heighten Spill Risks for U.S. Coastal Areas

Gulf of Mexico (May 6, 2010) — Dark clouds of smoke and fire emerge as oil burns during a controlled fire in the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Coast Guard working in partnership with BP PLC, local residents, and other federal agencies conducted the “in situ burn” to aid in preventing the spread of oil […]

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More Actions

The potential trigger for our Bayou Bridge Pipeline Pledge of Resistance is if work begins in earnest on the pipeline across Louisiana. The Bayou Bridge pipeline — a sister project proposed by Energy Transfer Partners to connect the flow of oil from its Dakota Access pipeline — would cross 700 bodies of water, through 11 […]

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Over 400 Gulf Protectors Rally and Testify Against Bayou Bridge Pipeline at Public Hearing

By Mark Hefflinger News January 13, 2017 Tagged Army Corps of Engineers, Bayou Bridge Pipeline, Bold Louisiana, LDEQ Share Now Prev Next Over 400 pack the overflowing room in Baton Rouge for a public hearing on the Bayou Bridge pipeline. (Photo: Cherri Foytlin) 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 […]

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Team

To meet other Bold states and founder Jane Kleeb, visit the Bold Alliance. Staff Cherri Foytlin, State Director: Cherri Foytlin is an indigenous writer, organizer, advocate, activist, photographer, speaker, and mother of six who lives in south Louisiana. She is the author of Spill It! The Truth About the Deep Water Horizon Oil Rig Explosion, and regularly contributes […]

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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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Submit a Public Comment on the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

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 to pack […]

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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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Stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

bayoubridgemap 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 and […]

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