Karen Savage is an investigative journalist who has covered environmental justice communities extensively. She was arrested twice under Louisiana’s felony trespass law while reporting on resistance to the Bayou Bridge pipeline, including for this piece. Sarah Lazare is a reporter and web editor with In These Times.
This Louisiana Parish Allowed a Quarter of Its Sheriff’s Deputies To Work Security for a Pipeline
Water protectors say the swamp was swarming with uniformed police working for the company.