The Anti-Pipeline Campaigns The Media Isn’t Reporting

David Blackmon has posted a column at Forbes pointing out the developing methods of well-funded anti-pipeline groups in which a number of new gas and oil pipeline projects around the country are experiencing delays thanks to their chicanery. Blackmon points out: 1) A stop-work order was issued by FERC on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline on…

LA. Pipeline Protesters Live in Bayou Trees

The Bayou Bridge Pipeline, a major crude oil pipeline under construction in southern Louisiana, is almost completed. But, despite approval and assurances of safety by state regulators, environmentalists allege the pipeline is a danger to the Atchafalaya Basin. Some environmentalists are so passionate in their opposition to the pipeline that they are living in trees…

Environmentalists Trash LA. Pipeline Equipment

Construction equipment owned by the company constructing the Bayou Bridge pipeline in Louisiana has been vandalized in which the cost estimates total about $50,000. The pipeline company blames environmentalists for the sabotage. According to the Associated Press, the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office states that, while the pipeline itself was undamaged, hydraulic hoses and electrical lines…

Environmentalists Praise Oil Pipeline Ruling By Obama Appointee

To the delight of environmnetalists, US District Judge Shelly Dick out of Central District of Louisiana has ruled that construction of a crude oil pipeline through Atchafalaya Basin has caused irrepairable harm to the swamp area it is being built citing tree clearing that is involved in the process. Consequently, Courthouse News Service reports that…

LA environmentalists demand pipeline records to shut project down

Louisiana environmentalists hope to shut down construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline asking a courtM to order companies that own the edifice to turn over records to them. According to the Times-Picayune, not only do environmentalists want company records related to pipeline construction but also seek records their contract security firm of choice, Tiger Swan,…

Fighting the Feds Over Frogs

Tucker Carlson interviewed Edward Poitevent II on his Fox News program tonight. The Poitevent family is fighting federal regulators who threatened to impose millions of dollars of fines on them during 2013 for developing a plot of land the family owns. The bureaucrats claim doing so threaten the habitat of the dusky gopher frog which…