Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: Louisiana

Congressman asks gas industry to join him as ‘3 percenters,’ fails...

“Because together, as the Three Percenters, we represent everything that's right about this world.”

‘Major victory:’ Landowner’s legal challenge halts construction of Bayou Bridge Pipeline...

"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."

A death in Louisiana’s cancer alley reinforces a small town’s fears...

Helping the residents of St. James relocate seems more feasible than assuring them that the air they are breathing is clean.

With tribal blessing, Louisiana activist buys land in path of proposed...

“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.” 

Bayou Bridge pipeline opponents file to intervene in hearing for private...

“TigerSwan doesn’t get to deny us our humanity in our state.”

Biggest oil spill since Deepwater Horizon is twice as bad as...

The flow has been contained, but no cause for the ruptured pipe has been determined.

Company behind gas rig explosion in Louisiana was sued for degrading...

What do we know about this company and its history in the state?

Oil rig explodes in Louisiana: 7 injured, 1 missing

The rescued crew members are being treated at local hospitals and a search is underway for the missing man.

Louisiana’s Cancer Alley residents sue chemical plant for nearly 50 years...

The magnitude of this injustice is driving people to make sure their community’s voice is heard.

Pastor leads lawsuit opposing Bayou Bridge Pipeline to protect Louisiana Cancer...

“The love of money is the root of all evil.”  

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11th Commandment from Jesus at the Super Bowl: “Thou shall have no other brands...

Right now, second only to Trump and his farcical election deniers, are there any greater hypocrites in the world than extremist American fundamentalists?

In New York Times op-ed, US physician blasts ‘lucrative system of for-profit medicine’

"Doctors' sense of our complicity in putting profits over people has grown more difficult to ignore."

Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

How worker ownership builds community wealth and a more just society

Community wealth building initiatives are taking hold in cities across the world, strengthening worker pay, local economies and democracy.

54% of new electric-generating capacity in U.S. will be solar in 2023, EIA says

Texas will be home to the highest amount of new solar capacity at 7.7 gigawatts, followed by California at 4.2 gigawatts.