Tag Archives: North Dakota

North Dakota Oil Pipeline Spill 3 Times Larger Than First Estimated By
BISMARCK, N.D. — A December oil pipeline spill in western North Dakota might have been three times larger than first estimated and among the biggest in state history, a state environmental expert said Friday. About 530,000 gallons...
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...
Activists Report Presence Of Missile Launcher At Dakota Access Pipeline By
Standing Rock, ND (ANALYSIS) — Over the last several months, the world has watched the American police state in action as cops from more than a dozen states beat, gassed, pepper sprayed, tasered, shot, and severely injured water protectors and protesters in North Dakota....
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 any other provision of law, a driver of...
DOJ Rejects Request For Border Patrol, US Marshalls At Dakota Access Pipeline Protest By
BISMARCK, N.D. — The federal government won’t send 100 federal officers to help police protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota as requested, drawing a sharp rebuke Wednesday by the county sheriff who wanted the help as well as the head of...
North Dakota Fracking Company Fined $2.1 Million For Pollution Of Native American Reservation By
During the past few centuries, the US federal government has consistently abused North American indigenous groups through the seizure of land and resources as well as through social and political discrimination. These practices were born out of a widespread belief known...
Following Order To Evacuate, Veterans Vow To Act As Human Shields For Standing Rock Protestors By
As protesters against the North Dakota Access pipeline face increasing violence from law enforcement, more than 2,000 veterans have pledged to serve as “human shields,” with some arriving on Wednesday. Organizers of the event titled Veterans Stand for Standing Rock...
Tyranny At Standing Rock: The Government’s Divide-And-Conquer Strategy Is Working By
Divide and conquer. It’s one of the oldest military strategies in the books, and it’s proven to be the police state’s most effective weapon for maintaining the status quo. How do you conquer a nation? Distract them with football games, political circuses and Black...
North Dakota Governor Orders Immediate Evacuation Of Dakota Access Protesters By
North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple ordered an emergency evacuation Monday of protesters at a camp near an oil pipeline due to “harsh winter conditions,” according to a statement from his office. Demonstrators at a camp who oppose the US$3.8 billion Dakota...
Veterans Are Joining Forces With Standing Rock Protestors In North Dakota By
Tension between Standing Rock protestors and military personnel near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, has only escalated in recent months. Despite federal mandates to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), its development continues. It’s for this reason that...