On Monday, while two boats carrying water protectors and media were legally observing a bayou bridge pipeline construction site, an Energy Transfer Partners security boat rapidly passing by intentionally caused a large wake that swamped and eventually sunk our boats!
All passengers, including a documentary film crew, narrowly made it to shore before the boats completely sunk.
All are safe, but some are stranded in the swamp. A local Cajun fisherman has offered to help and is preparing to take one of our boat pilots out to do a rescue extraction.
There is an urgent need to repair or replace our boats! Please share and support our fight…donate if you can! #StopETP #noBBP
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