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February 27, 2018 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Federal Judge Blocks Construction of Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Federal District Court Judge Shelly Dick halts the construction of the controversial Bayou Bridge Pipeline across the Atchafalaya Basin. Judge Dick found that the lawsuit filed by several groups—Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, the Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association (West), Gulf Restoration Network, Waterkeeper Alliance and Sierra Club, represented by lawyers with Earthjustice—raises serious concerns and that the 162-mile pipeline would irreparably harm the Atchafalaya Basin.

February 26, 2018 | Blog Post

Crawfisherman’s Fight Brings Pipeline to a Halt

Crawfisherman Jody Meche’s family has lived off Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin for generations. Now he’s fighting to protect it—and his way of life—from a destructive oil pipeline.