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Wisconsin State Patrol Return To DAPL Admits Mass Arrests, Testing New Strategy? By
(REPORT) — As Dakota Access police operations intensify, Wisconsin State Patrol has deployed a second officer group. This occurs shortly following raids on some of the last well-entrenched water protector camps. It’s also...
DAPL Protesters, Police Prepare For Impending Deadline By
CANNON BALL, N.D. (REPORT) — The last people remaining at a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp prayed and set fire to a handful of wooden structures on Wednesday, hours ahead of a deadline set by the Army Corps of Engineers to close the camp. Some of the praying protesters...
Dakota Access Pipeline Memo Supporting Tribal Rights Buried By Trump Administration By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Indigenous water protectors at Standing Rock, who have fought construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, are surrounded by militarized police forces. They face an evacuation order that the state of North Dakota and Army Corps...
Deadline Looms For Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp By
WASHINGTON (REPORT) — As dawn breaks over an encampment that was once home to thousands of people protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline, a few hundred holdouts rise for another day of resistance. They aren’t deterred by the threat of flooding, nor by declarations...
US Labor Unions Push Back At Trump On Pipelines And Environmental Deregulation By
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump claims that his energy policy creates high-wage construction jobs. Some of organized labor in the United States agrees with him, including North America’s Building Trades Unions, which is affiliated with the AFL-CIO, the country’s...
In Just Two Years, The Company Behind DAPL Reported 69 Accidents And Polluted Rivers In 4 States By
(ANALYSIS) — Although it obstinately insists pipelines are safe, the company responsible for the Dakota Access Pipeline racked up 69 reported accidents in just two years — leaking hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil products and tainting rivers in four states. That...
Riot Charge Levied Against Journalists Covering Dakota Access Pipeline Protests By
BISMARCK (REPORT) — At least five journalists have been charged with engaging in a riot while covering Dakota Access Pipeline protests, an offense that would carry a stiffer penalty under a proposal before the North Dakota Legislature. The Senate Judiciary Committee...
Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Resumes Amid Protests And Lawsuits By
The company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has resumed construction on the controversial project despite massive protests and legal battles. Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) spokesperson Vicki Granado on Thursday confirmed that the company began working on the much-disputed...
Trump’s Blue Lives Matter Executive Order Means More Criminalization Of Protests By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Executive orders signed by President Donald Trump set in motion an agenda for escalating the criminalization of citizens, who engage in protest. This agenda will likely have a disproportionate impact on Black Lives Matter activists,...
‘This Is The #NoDAPL Last Stand’: Tribe To Sue As Actions Planned Nationwide By
(REPORT) — The Trump administration “will be held accountable in court” for its decision to grant the final easement on the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL), Indigenous people and environmental allies vowed Tuesday. And with actions planned nationwide...