Tag Archives: Dakota Access Pipeline

The Federal Government Wants To Imprison These Six Water Protectors By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. In February, a federal grand jury issued indictments of four Standing Rock water protectors on charges of Federal Civil Disorder and Use of Fire to Commit a Federal Crime. The federal investigators...
US Bank To Stop Funding Oil & Gas Pipelines Amid Calls For Divestment By
With the global divestment movement expanding exponentially comes a new victory: U.S. Bank, one of the largest in the United States, announced last month that it will be excluding gas and oil pipelines from their project financing, making it the first major U.S. bank to...
The Dakota Access Pipeline Has Already Had Its First Leak By
Even before it is fully operational, and after months of demonstrations by Indigenous and environmental groups that warned of the same, the Dakota Access Pipeline has already suffered its first leak. The April 6 leak, only uncovered this week by local South Dakota outlet...
Federal Judge: Public Has No Right To Know About Dakota Pipeline Spill Risks By
  MINNEAPOLIS– While the fight to prevent the controversial construction of the Dakota Access pipeline has largely faded from the minds of most Americans, the pipeline’s parent company – Energy Transfer Partners – is still hard at work seeking to further...
Lawsuits Pile Up Against Trump’s Keystone Pipeline Order By
Rising to the challenge set by the Trump administration’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, environmental organizations and Indigenous groups are already firing back with a pair of lawsuits and an energized vow to resist the controversial, 1,700-mile conduit. “This...
BREAKING: Keystone XL Pipeline Officially Approved By
Published in partnership with True Activist. Before the struggle over the Dakota Access pipeline came to the forefront of national news, there was the Keystone XL pipeline. Commissioned in 2010 by the TransCanada corporation, the seven-year-long debate over the pipeline’s...
‘Sabotage’ Attempts On Dakota Access Pipeline Days Before It Goes Operational By
South Dakota — The battle was lost, but apparently the war continues on for water protectors who are still trying to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The Associated Press is reporting that suspected vandals, possibly individuals from the #NoDAPL campaign, have...
District Court Decision Means Dakota Access Pipeline Oil Will Soon Flow By
(REPORT) — U.S. District Judge James Boasberg has rejected the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe’s request to halt the last section of the Dakota Access pipeline. As they have before, the tribe argued the pipeline’s construction would lead to the desecration of their...
Four Day D.C. March Against Dakota Access Pipeline Begins Today By
(REPORT) — Native Americans from around the country are revving up to kick off a four-day demonstration on the steps of Capitol Hill, in continued protest against the Trump administration’s decision to move forward with the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The demonstration...
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 a move seemingly contrary to the reason...