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Truthout: As Hurricanes Intensify, So Does Resistance to Big Oil in the Gulf

By Mike Ludwig

As a longtime environmental justice activist and resident of Port Arthur, Texas, where Hurricane Harvey recently flooded neighborhoods and several large oil refineries, Hilton Kelley has a lot on his mind.


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Oil Sheens Visible at Flooded Oil Refinery

Newly released video footage and photographs reveal the extent of the flooding in Port Arthur at the Motiva Refinery, the largest refinery in the United States, and the nearby Valero Refinery.


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Show Down Tonight: Bayou Bridge Pipeline agrees to meet with St. James residents

The St. James community action group Humanitarian Enterprising Loving People (HELP) and local elected leaders will host a critical public information meeting with Energy Transfer Partners' (ETP) regarding the proposed Bayou Bridge Pipeline. 


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Eleven States File Lawsuit Against Trump EPA for Blocking Chemical Safety Rule

Eric Schneiderman, the Attorney General of New York, released this press statement announcing that New York and ten additional states are filing a law suit against the EPA for its proposed delay of the Chemical Safety Rule.


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Grist: Louisiana won’t give the security firm that tracked DAPL opponents a license.

Internal company documents obtained and reported on separately by Grist and The Intercept last month revealed the extent of TigerSwan’s surveillance operations during last year’s protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline.


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Bayou Bridge Opponents to Louisiana State Board: Please Protect our Citizens from Renegade Security Firm

Advocacy groups sent a letter to the Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners requesting that the board deny TigerSwan, LLC’s pending application to operate in the state of Louisiana based on the company’s track record of dangerous and potentially illegal behavior.


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Letter to Board Regarding TigerSwan, LLC's Application to LSBPSE

Read the full Letter to the Board regarding TigerSwan, LLC's Application to LSBPSE. 


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Communities, Workers, and Scientists Seek Emergency Relief from Chemical Disasters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
June 22, 2017
Contacts: Jessica Hodge, jhodge@earthjustice.org, 202-745-5201


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