Tag Archives: Dakota Access Pipeline

North Dakota Republicans Move To Legalize Running Over Protesters By
(REPORT) — Running over protesters may soon be legal in North Dakota, if conservative lawmakers are successful in advancing legislation introduced last week. House Bill Number 1203 (pdf) states that, “Notwithstanding...
Rick Perry Scrambles To Divest From Energy Sector, Wall Street Ahead Of Confirmation By
(REPORT) — Former Gov. Rick Perry, who saw a financial windfall in the private sector thanks in part to wealthy donors he cultivated while in state office, has begun to disentangle himself from assets and consulting relationships that could present a conflict of interest...
Rick Perry Resigns From Board Of Company Building Dakota Access Pipeline By
(REPORT) — Former Gov. Rick Perry has resigned from the board of Dallas pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners as he prepares to become energy secretary under President-elect Donald Trump. Perry’s resignation was effective Dec. 31, according to the company’s...
Dakota Access Pipeline Opponents Target Pipeline’s Major Financial Contracts By
Anti-pipeline protesters at the Standing Rock campgrounds are shifting their attention to January 1, when the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline had promised shippers to finish construction, potentially jeopardizing deals should they not meet that deadline. Shippers...
Iowans Make U-Turn Against Trump In Dakota Access Pipeline Fight By
Iowans who voted for Donald Trump will soon be fighting against him, as anti-establishment Iowans come to see his “true colors” on property rights, climate change and native sovereignty, environmentalist Ed Fallon, who has been leading the fight against the Dakota Access...
Pipeline 150 Miles From Standing Rock Spills Over 170,000 Gallons Of Crude By
A pipeline just two and half hours’ drive from the Indigenous water protectors’ ongoing stand against the Dakota Access Pipeline has leaked over 170,000 gallons of crude oil into a tributary of the Little Missouri River and into a hillside, it was reported late...
Not Just Standing Rock: Pipelines Threaten Native Lands Across The Country By
NEW YORK — As completion of the Dakota Access pipeline remains on standby after the Army Corps of Engineers announced on Sunday that it would not authorize the development company to drill under the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North...
Incoming Trump Administration Announces Plan To Privatize Tribal Land By
In the most recent attempt to strip Indigenous people of the riches buried under their ancestral lands, a new coalition of advisers on Native American issues to President-elect Donald Trump has suggested privatizing tribal lands. Though there are more than 56 million acres...
Dakota Access Pipeline Builders Threaten To Continue Construction After Gov’t Refuses Key Permit By
STANDING ROCK RESERVATION, North Dakota — Native American opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline and their allies celebrated after the Army Corps of Engineers denied a key permit to the pipeline builder on Sunday. "We will not fight tonight, we will dance!"...