These Water Protectors Won’t Let Arrests Stop Them From Fighting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

On Thursday, officers arrested several Bayou Bridge Pipeline protestors who stood in the path of construction trucks in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, attempting to stop the construction of the 163-mile crude oil pipeline. Among the arrested was Cherri Foytlin, indigenous environmental activist and co-founder of the…

Louisiana Officials’ Emails Make Light of Climate Change

Employees at the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) don’t appear to take the issue of climate change and rising sea levels too seriously. That’s at least one of the takeaways from a batch of documents the Center for Constitutional Rights received through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request…

The Last Leg of the Dakota Access Pipeline Is Nearing Construction

Pipeline operator Energy Transfer Partners received two major permits this week—the most recent on Thursday—for its Bayou Bridge Pipeline in Louisiana. This 163-mile long crude oil pipeline, owned in part by Phillips 66, carries the same oil that runs through Energy Transfer Partners’ more notorious Dakota Access…