Contact: Anne Rolfes, Founding Director, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, (504) 452-4909, firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT: Tele press conference about pipeline, offshore and transportation petrochemical accidents in Louisiana from February 15 – March 15th.
The report will be available Wednesday morning at www.labucketbrigade.org
WHEN: Wednesday, April 5th, NOON, CENTRAL TIME.
WHERE: Via phone and on line. Webinar: join.freeconferencecall.com/anne070
(712) 451-0200, Access Code: 435623
WHO: Geographer Dr. Ezra Boyd of DisasterMap.Net and Anne Rolfes of the Louisiana Bucket Brigade who has been following petrochemical accidents in Louisiana since 2000. Renate Heurich of 350.org who is a Climate Leader, having completed the training in Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project.
WHY: Elected officials in Louisiana remain committed to fossil fuels despite the economic opportunities of renewable energy. We detail the problems with the oil industry in order to hasten the transition from fossil fuels to renewables.