Tag: Bayou Bridge Pipeline
“This is a victory not only for us but for all landowners.”
“It is surprising to many people that pipeline companies have been handed the extraordinary power of eminent domain over Louisiana landowners."
“We will continue fighting to hold this reckless company accountable for its weekly acts of water pollution and harm to communities.”
Here are the interests pushing Bayou Bridge despite the substantial public opposition.
“Not only do we now have the blessing of the Atakapa-Ishak Nation to carry on protecting the water on this land, but we also have a growing list of neighbors who are ready to assist in the fight to stop the pipeline.”
“TigerSwan doesn’t get to deny us our humanity in our state.”
“The love of money is the root of all evil.”
“It's no surprise to us that the LDNR is issuing the permit, rubber stamping is business as usual in Louisiana.”
Both sides drew their battle lines on the Bayou Bridge pipeline deeper in the sand at the second permit hearing.
While Energy Transfer Partners representatives have touted the pipeline as a boon for Louisiana’s economy, its permit application indicates that it will create only 12 new permanent jobs.