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Postcards from Cancer Alley: 12/6/17

The proposed route of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline is 162 miles across south Louisiana, threatening drinking water, the Atchafalaya Basin and an historic African American community in St. James Parish.

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Want to Take on the Bayou Bridge Pipeline? All It Takes is Five Minutes and a Printer.

The Bucket Brigade is turning to art to spread the word and inspire the struggle against the Bayou Bridge Pipeline.

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What to Do About a Trump Presidency

A Message from Founding Director, Anne Rolfes

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How the Oil Industry is Like Donald Trump

This election season has driven me to vary my reading habits. I now read columnists like George Will for conservative perspectives on Donald Trump.  In an August column, Mr. Will’s description of Donald Trump sounded similar to operations in Louisiana (and around the globe).

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The Language is Harsh

“The governor’s actions today declared war on the oil and gas industry." So said Don Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA), in response to Governor John Bel Edwards’ call for the oil industry to pay for destruction of the Louisiana coast.  

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The Louisiana Governor and Big Oil’s Slippery Slope

By Anne Rolfes, Founding Director

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I Expect More Violence from the Oil Industry

By Anne Rolfes, Founding Director

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Hurricane Katrina, Brought to You by Big Oil

This week marks the 11th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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St. Rose Community Ready for a Change

This past Thursday on July 3rd, while most communities were be getting ready for a holiday weekend filled with fun, laughter, and fireworks, the community of St. Rose was in the library discussing their next action to deal with the horrid smell the residents have been dealing with off and on for over a month.

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Marathon Garyville is Hit by Tornado

An EF-1 tornado, about 150 yards wide with maximum winds estimated near 105 mph, hit Garyville about 5:30 a.m., the National Weather Service said.  The tornado damaged the cooling towers at the Marathon Refinery in Garyville that led to the complete shutdown of the crude unit.


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