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Courthousenews.com: Resistance Builds to New Louisiana Oil Pipeline

Louisiana groups say they are fed up with environmental destruction wreaked by the oil industry and that in the very least the state should allow a third-party assessment of what’s at stake before a proposed pipeline is allowed to be built.


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KATC.com: As pipeline co. faces fines for wetlands damage, Bayou Bridge opponents continue calls for environmental study

Louisiana groups seeking a thorough, third-party examination of how the proposed Bayou Bridge pipeline will impact the environment are pointing to last weekend's two major oil accidents as proof of why the state should begin considering an alternative energy future.


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American Press: Opponents to pipeline bring concerns to Baton Rouge

Opponents of a proposed 163-mile pipeline extending from Lake Charles to St. James will convene outside the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. today to request that Gov. John Bel Edwards formally ask for an environmental impact statement on the project. 


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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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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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EcoWatch: After DAPL, Pipeline Fight Moves to Louisiana

By Matt Smith

The next big pipeline battle is shaping up in the marshes of southwestern Louisiana.


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