Activists hold signs as they protest the Sabal Trail pipeline, in front of the office of U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in Coral Gables, Fla. The Sabal Trail is an underground natural gas pipeline project that originates in Alabama, stretches through Georgia and terminates in Florida. (AP/Alan Diaz)

The Next “Standing Rock”? Florida Protesters Fighting Sabal Trail Pipeline

A pipeline that is under construction in several southern U.S. states has local residents fired up, as they fear potential contamination of their groundwater. The EPA and local authorities have given the pipeline a thumbs-up, despite the likelihood of significant damage to the environment.