| Press Releases

Facing South: The accident-prone oil industry is a chronic threat to the Gulf Coast's environmental health

This week an alliance of environmental groups released data they collected over a three-week period from Sept. 15 to Oct. 6 documenting oil industry accidents in Louisiana.


| Blog

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.  


| Press Releases

94 Oil Industry Accidents in Three Weeks

Check out our latest iWitness graphic showing the 94 oil industry accidents of the past three weeks.


| News

Fifty Groups Say No Gulf Drilling

Dear President Obama: On behalf of the undersigned organizations and our millions of members and activists, we thank you for your strong leadership in the fight against climate change. 


| Press Releases

Sierra Club Press Release: Groups Call for the Gulf to be Excluded from the Five Year Plan

Nearly 70 Organizations Call on President Obama to Protect the Gulf of Mexico

Groups Call for the Gulf to be Excluded from the Five Year Plan
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
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| Blog

The Louisiana Governor and Big Oil’s Slippery Slope

By Anne Rolfes, Founding Director


| Reports

Critical Gulf: The Vital Importance of Ending New Fossil Fuel Leases in the Gulf of Mexico

As this report was going to press, a massive storm caused unprecedented flooding in Louisiana, destroying tens of thousands of homes and killing at least 11 people. Thousands of others were forced to evacuate.


| News

RT.com: ‘Keep it in the ground’: Environmentalists gather in DC, demand end to oil drilling on public land

A group of more than 40 protesters gathered in front of the White House in a demonstration against the Department of the Interior, demanding that President Barack Obama end the practice of leasing public lands for fossil fuel extraction.


| News

GrindTV: Patagonia launches political campaign to rally votes for the environment in 2016 elections

On Monday, Patagonia announced a $1 million, new political action campaign called Vote Our Planet aimed at increasing voter participation across the United States on a slew of environmental issues in the upcoming 2016 elections.


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