“It is surprising to many people that pipeline companies have been handed the extraordinary power of eminent domain over Louisiana landowners."
The federal judge ruled that it is illegal to discriminate in employment because of "pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions."
“By turning so much of the land in this state into critical infrastructure, the average person can find themselves facing five years in prison for literally just being in the wrong place at the wrong time.”
The legacy of the federal government’s charter school grants in Louisiana should not be understood just by the sheer waste of precious education funds, but also by the real human consequences of spreading makeshift charter programs that throw communities into confusion, distress, and a sense of betrayal.
"This case is a prime example of my commitment to hold accountable officers who threaten the mission of law enforcement by breaking the law.”
The move comes as a group of investors and insurers have called on the U.S. and all other G20 nations to end fossil fuel subsidies entirely by 2020, citing the risk that climate change poses to the global economy.
“Corrections officers are given great authority and power in our system because public safety depends on them doing their jobs well.”
“Because together, as the Three Percenters, we represent everything that's right about this world.”
"We have been tased, pepper sprayed, put into choke holds, and beaten with batons to stop this illegal construction that ETP was carrying out despite not having an easement for the land."
Helping the residents of St. James relocate seems more feasible than assuring them that the air they are breathing is clean.