The Bayou Bridge Pipeline’s Entangled Hierarchies of Power

By: Alycee Lane   Posted on

Lately I’ve been struck by a picture of Melinda Tillies, a Louisiana homeowner recently featured in an article by Julie Dermansky in DeSmogBlog.* Tillies is standing in front of her house. In the background (not more than “25 feet away”) is a crane, its arm lifted, ready to plunge into the earth.

Tillies looks into the camera. She appears at once angry, fed-up, resigned, and defiant.

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/08/23/the-bayou-bridge-pipelines-entangled-hierarchies-of-power/