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Anti-Pipeline Group Spreads Lies to Boost Fundraising

The anti-pipeline encampment known as the L’eau Est La Vie Camp is on life support after a failed campaign to stop construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. Refusing to accept defeat, opponents have now resorted to spreading outright lies in order to keep their movement alive.

Earlier this week, the camp put out a press release falsely claiming that the project is“delayed indefinitely,” despite clear evidence showing otherwise.

For over a year, these career activists have lived at the expense of others. A GoFundMe campaign for the L’eau Est La Vie Camp has raised over $100,000 and donations from organizations …

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FACT CHECK: Is the Bayou Bridge Pipeline “Delayed Indefinitely?”

UPDATE: Energy Transfer announced on March 26 that the Bayou Bridge Pipeline will begin transporting product on April 1, 2019.

CLAIM: Activists from the L’eau Est La Vie Camp claimed that construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline “has been halted indefinitely” and that “Energy Transfer Partners may have lied to its shareholders when it told investors the Bayou Bridge pipeline will be fully functional this month.”

RATING: FALSE

The claim is false given a series of recent investor calls and legal filings that indicate the pipeline is expected to be placed into service in March.

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Energy Transfer said …

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