Four Day D.C. March Against Dakota Access Pipeline Begins Today

Native Americans from around the country are revving up to kick off a four-day demonstration on the steps of Capitol Hill.

Protesters rally against the Dakota Access Pipeline during the 128th Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker)

(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 begins Tuesday, with tribal members and supporters planning to camp each

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DAPL Protesters, Police Prepare For Impending Deadline

Some protesters plan to move, but some are ready to go to jail and “will engage in peaceful, civil resistance … holding hands, standing in prayer.”

Dakota Access pipeline opponents burn structures in their main protest camp in southern North Dakota near Cannon Ball, N.D., on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, as authorities prepare to shut down the camp in advance of spring flooding season. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)

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 said burning the structures — which appeared to include a yurt and a

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Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Resumes Amid Protests And Lawsuits

“It’s not about Standing Rock anymore, it’s about the world. No matter what happens, even as they’re drilling as we talk, we must all stand up for the water.”

Razor wire and concrete barriers protect access to the Dakota Access pipeline drilling site Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. (AP/James MacPherson)

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 1.5-mile Lake Oahe section immediately after the U.S. Army Corps

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‘This Is The #NoDAPL Last Stand’: Tribe To Sue As Actions Planned Nationwide

‘We are a sovereign nation and we will fight to protect our water and sacred places from the brazen private interests trying to push this pipeline through,’ says Standing Rock Sioux tribe.

Toyah Browneyes, left, and Lance Browneyes join opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline outside the Army Corps of Engineers offices in Los Angeles Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in response to the Army Corps of Engineers saying it will clear the way for completion of the disputed $3.8 billion project to carry North Dakota oil to Illinois. (AP/Damian Dovarganes)

(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 on Wednesday, the administration won't get off in the court of public opinion, either. "The

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DAPL Opponents Vow ‘Fierce Resistance’ As Army Corps Grants Last Easement

Unless there is an injunction, construction could begin in 24 hours.

Law enforcement vehicles line a road leading to a blocked bridge next to the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D. (AP/David Goldman)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday said it has notified Congress that it plans to grant Energy Transfer Partners the final easement to build the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Bloomberg reports: The company needs the easement to complete work under Lake Oahe, following President Donald Trump's memorandum that advised expediting review

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Dakota Access Pipeline Builders Threaten To Continue Construction After Gov’t Refuses Key Permit

Energy Transfer Partners, the builder behind the Dakota Access pipeline, vows to continue construction under the administration of President-elect Donald Trump. ‘Nothing [the Obama administration] has done today changes that in any way,’ according to a Sunday statement.

A crowd gathers in celebration at the Oceti Sakowin camp after it was announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers won't grant easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D., Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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. Citing concerns raised by the leaders of the Standing Rock Sioux

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