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Hurricane Ida: Donate to the Frontlines

Hurricane Ida struck south Louisiana on the 16th anniversary of Katrina, leaving behind flooding, black-outs, and more. In the wake of the catastrophic storm, the state’s coastal communities face a long road to recovery. While the extent of damages are still revealing themselves (take a look at our blog outlining environmental damage), we know that …

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More than 50 Gulf Groups Applaud Biden Administration’s Oil and Gas Leasing Pause, Urge Just Transition for Gulf Communities as Next Step

This week, a group of more than 50 organizations based on the Gulf Coast sent a letter to the Biden administration applauding the executive action to pause all new oil and gas leasing while urging the administration to cancel all scheduled offshore lease sales and establish a plan that protects Gulf communities’ economies and environment. …

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Allies for racial justice: Where to donate

Allies for racial justice: Where to donate

As allies in the fight for racial justice, it’s important to put our money in the right organizations to enact change. We recommend giving to one of these organizations locally and to the Movement for Black Lives nationally. National The Movement for Black Lives (M4BL): seeks to reach millions, mobilize hundreds of thousands, and organize …

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Healthy Gulf stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter Black lives matter.  Healthy Gulf stands in solidarity with Black people across the Gulf South and the U.S. as communities yet again watched an unarmed Black man slain at the hands of the police. His life mattered. To his family. To his children. To his friends. …

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Coast Guard says Taylor Oil Spill Contained, Healthy Gulf Allowed to Intervene in Lawsuit

The Taylor Energy oil spill has been dumping thousands of gallons of oil a day into the Gulf of Mexico for more than 14 years. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the longest oil spill in U.S. history is now being contained. Yesterday, Healthy Gulf (formerly Gulf Restoration Network), represented by Earthjustice, was granted a …

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Supercharged by Pollution, Florida’s Toxic Algae Crisis Continues Unabated

[[GUEST BLOG]] You can see more of Julie Dermansky’s in-depth stories and photos on this crisis as well as other environmental issues at DeSmog Blog:https://www.desmogblog.com/user/julie-dermanskyByJulie Dermansky” August 16, 2018 15:57″Covering stuff up doesn’t make it go away,” said Lilly Womble, an 18-year-old on vacation on Florida’s Sanibel Island. The island is world renowned for its …

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House Votes to Gut MSA, Landmark Law that Rebuilt U.S. Fisheries

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 222-193 Wednesday to pass HR 200, the Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act. This bill guts many of the core conservation measures of the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA), the primary federal law protecting our fisheries. This legislation now awaits a companion bill in the Senate.Gulf Restoration …

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Lawsuit Filed for Failure to Protect Endangered Species in the Gulf of Mexico

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration for Failing to Protect Gulf of Mexico Wildlife from Offshore Drilling Agencies have failed to hold legal consultation on offshore drilling after Deepwater Horizon disaster TAMPA, Fla.- Earthjustice, on behalf of three conservation groups, sued the Trump administration today for failing to complete a legally required consultation about offshore drilling’s harms …

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