Gulf Coast residents march on the Louisiana State Capitol today and tomorrow.A grassroots gathering of
The march begins at 11:30 a.m. on each day at the Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge and proceeds to the Louisiana State Capitol. Partners in the Love Your Coast Coalition include Coastal Rescue, Youth Alliance of Louisiana Leaders, Sierra Club Delta Chapter, and the Student Coalition to Help the Oil Leak Relief. Other participating organizations include LSU, OSHA, Electric Auto Association, Ducks Unlimited, Public Citizen, Structure Green, LiteSolar, Oceana, LEAN, BREC, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, The Nature Conservancy, The Audubon Society, Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program, National Wildlife Association, Matter of Trust, Disaster Science Management Association,
Speakers for the Love Your Coast march include documentary filmmaker Dr. Riki Ott (Black Wave), Allison Fisher (Public Citizen, speaking on the long-term health and safety violations of BP), Larry Everest (Revolution News), John Clark (UNO), and other community leaders and impacted individuals. In addition there will be live music from on the grounds.