350 New Orleans in the Press

2017

TS Interveners

Bayou Bridge Pipeline Opponents File to Intervene in Hearing for Private Security Firm in Louisiana

Desmog Blog  |  November 13th

A broad base of advocacy groups opposed to Energy Transfer Partners’ (ETP) proposed Bayou Bridge pipeline continue to pressure officials in Louisiana to deny the remaining permissions the company needs to build the pipeline. [ Read More ]

 

 

Resistance Map

Groups Launch Map Showing Groundswell of Resistance to New Fossil Fuel Projects
Common Dreams  |  September 21st
WASHINGTON – Today, a network of communities and groups working to stop new fossil fuel projects launched an interactive online mapping project highlighting these efforts in the U.S. The Fossil Fuel Resistance Mapping Project displays… [ Read More ]

 

 

Film Series

‘Big Charity’ director to unveil films on Bayou Bridge Pipeline

NOLA.com |  September 18th

Filmmaker Alexander Glustrom, whose documentary “Big Charity” earned jury and audience awards at the 2014 New Orleans Film Festival, has shifted his focus to the proposed Bayou Bridge Pipeline in south Louisiana. [ Read More ]

 

 

Stop ETP Day of Action

Louisiana’s floating pipeline protest camp prepares to take on ‘the black snake’

Think Progress  |  September 15th

DONALDSONVILLE, LOUISIANA — Tour guides like to call Bayou Lafourche “the longest Main Street in the world.” The sleepy 65-mile stretch of water once lined with slave plantations now passes through dozens of small communities. More than 300,000 people rely on the bayou for drinking water. [ Read More ]

 

Public Hearing

Southern Louisiana Pipeline Draws Environmental Opposition

Associated Press in The Seattle Times / The Boston Globe  |  January 22nd

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana environmental groups are gearing up for round two in a battle against a proposed 163-mile oil pipeline that would stretch across south Louisiana from Lake Charles through the Atchafalaya Basin and east to St. James. [ Read More ]

 

 

Public Hearing

Battle Against the Bayou Bridge Pipeline Threatens to Become the Standing Rock of Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin

DeSmogBlog   |  January 17th

At a permit hearing for the Bayou Bridge pipeline held January 12 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, opponents warned that if a permit is granted, the battle to stop the pipeline could turn the Atchafalaya Basin into the next Standing Rock. [ Read More ]

 

 

Mary Landrieu

Landrieu jeered, called “a traitor” at Bayou Bridge pipeline hearing

The Loyola Maroon  |  January 12th

Fiery speeches ruled the night as both supporters and opponents voiced their opinion over the development of the Bayou Bridge pipeline on Thursday, Jan. 12, in Baton Rouge. [ Read More ]

2016

 

12.5.16 – USA TODAYOpponents of Louisiana bayou pipeline see hope in DAPL protest success

11.16.16 – DeSmogBlogNew Orleans Water Protectors Show Solidarity with Standing Rock

11.14.16 – UU Young Adults for Climate JusticeReflection on Public Spaces and the Nature of “Disorderly”

10.28.16 – The Huffington PostSix Gulf Protectors Arrested Challenging Deeper More Dangerous Gulf Oil Drilling

08.25.16 – Democracy Now!Climate Change and the 1,000-year Flood in Baton Rouge: When Will We Learn?

08.24.16- ThinkProgressFour Arrested In Protest, But Feds Continue With Plan To Sell The Gulf To Oil Interests

08.24.16 – NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneFew bids received in protested Gulf of Mexico drilling lease sale

08.24.16 – COLORLINES#NoNewLeases Launch Protests To Halt Online Sale of Offshore Drilling Leases

08.24.16 – DeSmogBlogFlood-Ravaged Gulf Coast Residents Ask President Obama To Cancel Federal Offshore Drilling Lease Auction

08.24.16 – Earth Island JournalFeds Move Oil & Gas Lease Auctions Online in Effort to Avoid Opposition

08.23.16 – Associated Press4 arrested in protest against federal oil lease sales

08.23.16 – CommonDreamsGulf Residents Arrested Telling Obama: More Drilling Equals More Floods

08.23.16 – The New Orleans AdvocateProtesters objecting to oil lease sale in Gulf kept out of BOEM offices

07.9.16 – The HillObama moves to undercut greens in drilling fight

04.20.16 – Rolling Stone6 Years After Gulf Oil Spill, Residents Demand ‘No More Drilling’

04.19.16 – WDSU News5-Year Plan for US offshore drilling causing controversy in Louisiana

04.19.16 – NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneWatch anti-drilling activists heat up a Gulf lease meeting

04.18.16 – Associated PressOffshore drilling opponents take chants into federal meeting

04.01.16 – The Nation Louisiana Is Starting to Rise Up Against Big Oil

03.25.16 – The GuardianFor sale: 44m acres for oil drilling, but not if Louisiana’s Bucket Brigade can help it

03.25.16 – HuffPost Green – ‘Knee-deep in Blood’: Protestors Disrupt New Orleans Oil and Gas Lease Sale and Prognosticate a Frightening Future

03.24.16 – WWNO New Orleans Public RadioProtesters Disrupt Oil And Gas Lease Sale At Superdome

03.24.16 – DeSmogBlogEnvironmentalists Converge on New Orleans To Disrupt Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sale

03.24.16 – truthoutProtesters Crash Gulf of Mexico Offshore Drilling Lease Auction

03.24.16 – CNN OpinionMaybe stop selling the ocean?

03.23.16 – Associated PressAnti-drilling protesters shout, disrupt oil, gas lease sale

03.23.16 – NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneProtestors crash federal oil and gas lease sale in New Orleans

03.23.16 – WDSU NewsHundreds protest outside Superdome against federal auction of land for Gulf oil drilling

03.23.16 – Vice NewsProtesters Take Over Federal Auction of Oil and Gas Leases in the Gulf of Mexico

03.23.16 – InsideClimate NewsClimate Activists Disrupt Gulf Oil and Gas Auction in New Orleans

02.04.16 – NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneGroups plan to ‘Surround the Superdome’ to stop new Gulf drilling

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