“Fifteen state financial officers sent a letter to U.S. banks last week noting $600 billion in assets they pledge to take elsewhere if the financial institutions embrace corporate wokeism and prohibit financing to the fossil fuel industry.”
“Since 1986, LEAN has been pushing the slow boulder of progress towards a safer, more just future. While change is slow and the winding path of progress can feel very frustrating, we are excited about the progress we have made in 2021. In addition to continuing to empower impacted communities across the state, we have reached a significant milestone in the development of our Community Archive & Empowerment Center. As the pandemic eases, we are excited to begin hosting individuals, organizations and groups to help empower positive change through the unique lessons of Louisiana’s environmental justice history. “
“Once the person who reads everything presented here connects all the dots of the picture, it will be more than obvious that BP has tried to fool Mother Nature… and she’s retaliating with a vengeance that is affecting the entire world. “
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“Aerial photographs from last week, taken by Julie Dermansky for LEAN, show widespread damage, tank failures and the presence of sheens covering waterbodies throughout the area. Flooding and extreme winds caused by Hurricane Laura create the potential for a variety of hazardous substances to be leaked, spilled, and/or washed into the surrounding environment. Residents working to rebuild and recover should be aware of this potential contamination and take appropriate precautions to protect their health and property. “