Environmental Justice Groups Target Energy Transfer Partners’ Headquarters with National Day of Action

Nationwide, indigenous & frontline communities prepare campaign to #StopETP, the company behind the Dakota Access and other fossil fuel pipelines

Dallas, TX — On Friday, September 8, a nationwide coalition of frontline and indigenous communities and allies will lead a nonviolent direct action and rally at the Energy Transfer Partners headquarters in Dallas, TX. This rally precedes a National Day of Action announcing the launch of the campaign to #StopETP’s violations of human rights and the environment. ETP is the parent company of controversial pipelines including the Dakota Access, Bayou Bridge and Rover Pipelines.

WHAT: Rally & direct action in front of Energy Transfer Partners’ Headquarters in Dallas, Texas.

WHO: Representatives from communities impacted by ETP’s’ pipeline projects across the US will attend and be available to speak to the media. Speakers include:

  • Lori Glover, Big Bend Conservation Alliance (Alpine, TX)
  • Cherri Foytlin, BOLD Louisiana (Rayne, LA)
  • Joye Braun, Indigenous Environmental Network (Cheyenne River)
  • Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network
  • Elise Gerhart, Camp White Pine (Huntingdon, PA)
  • Matthew Borke, Michigan Residents Against ET Rover (Silver Lake, MI)

WHERE: 8111 Westchester Drive, Dallas, Texas 75225
WHEN: Friday, September 8th | 3PM – 6PM

Link to webinar discussing the background of the #StopETP campaign, here.

#StopETP is a growing coalition of communities and organizations working together to protect water, air, land, and people from Energy Transfer Partners.

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The Indigenous Environmental Network is an international environmental justice nonprofit that works with tribal grassroots organizations to build the capacity of Indigenous communities. www.ienearth.org