Judge Hears Arguments On Final Phase Of DAPL Days Before Oil Set To Flow

Work under Lake Oahe had been held up in the courts until President Donald Trump last month instructed the Corps to advance construction.

Opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline leave their main protest camp Wednesday near Cannon Ball, N.D. A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, about whether to stop the final bit of construction on the disputed Dakota Access pipeline, perhaps just days before it could start moving oil.(Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune/AP)

BISMARCK, N.D. (REPORT) — A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday about whether to stop the final bit of construction on the disputed Dakota Access pipeline, perhaps just days before it could start moving oil. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington, D.C., will consider a request by the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes

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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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In Just Two Years, The Company Behind DAPL Reported 69 Accidents And Polluted Rivers In 4 States

The company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline racked up 69 reported accidents in just two years — leaking hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil products.

The spill discovered Monday, Dec. 5, is located approximately 16 miles northwest of Belfield. (Photo: North Dakota Department of Health)

(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 averages nearly three spills each month. A new report from the Louisiana

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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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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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Veterans Returning To Standing Rock As Fight Against DAPL Continues

A group of veterans is promising to return to Standing Rock after local law enforcement raided a newly created resistance camp and arrested 76 water protectors who continue to oppose the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.

Grandma Redfeather of the Sioux Native American tribe walks in the snow to get water at the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D. (AP/David Goldman)

Cannonball, North Dakota (ANALYSIS) – Morton County Sheriff’s arrested 76 water protectors on Wednesday after the opponents of Energy Transfer Partners’ Dakota Access Pipeline crossed onto private property to create a new camp. The “Last Child Camp” was launched on the top of a hill and marked by seven tepees representing seven tribes. The new camp

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