Bayou Bridge Pipeline
Tell Louisiana Gov. John Edwards to halt construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline until a full Environmental Impact Study of the project can be conducted.
Protecting the Bayou from ETP
If approved, the Bayou Bridge Pipeline will run though 11 parishes and cross around 600 acres of wetlands and 700 bodies of water, including wells that reportedly provide drinking water for some 300,000 families.
We believe that landowners and indigenous tribes have the right to determine what happens to their land. But Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), a giant oil company based in Texas, has been consistently violating those rights in their drive to build new oil and gas pipelines. And along the way, communities have suffered.
Click the button below to connect with the L’eau Est La Vie Camp in the swamps of Houma, Chitimacha, and Chata Territory (Southern Louisiana):
Campaign Blogs & Press Releases
This morning, pipeline giant Energy Transfer Partners’ (ETP) special meeting of unitholders was met with a wave of protests against ETP’s environmental and human rights abuses.Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aerial blockade established in canopy of old growth cypress trees in the path of Energy Transfer Partners’ Bayou Bridge pipeline project ATCHAFALAYA NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA, LA: Water protectors living high in the canopy of old growth cypress trees brought construction on the Bayou Bridge pipeline to a halt earlier today in … Read MoreRead More
PRESS RELEASE: Louisiana Residents Arrested for Delivering Judge’s Orders to Stop Bayou Bridge Construction
(St. James) Twenty Water Protectors brought construction of the Bayou Bridge pipeline to a halt this morning in St. James Parish, an area where the pipeline company is currently under a judge’s orders to stop construction. Bayou Bridge LLC has defied Judge Alvin Turner’s order to halt construction, not only continuing construction in the fragile … Read MoreRead More