Tag Archives: Standing Rock

Judge Hears Arguments On Final Phase Of DAPL Days Before Oil Set To Flow By
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...
In Just Two Years, The Company Behind DAPL Reported 69 Accidents And Polluted Rivers In 4 States By
(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...
‘This Is The #NoDAPL Last Stand’: Tribe To Sue As Actions Planned Nationwide By
(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...
DAPL Opponents Vow ‘Fierce Resistance’ As Army Corps Grants Last Easement By
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,...
Standing Rock Sioux Speak Out Following Violent Removal Of Water Protectors By
(REPORT) — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is set to press on in its legal battle against the Dakota Access pipeline Monday after leaders issued statements over the weekend condemning recent violence against demonstrators and clarifying that they don’t want to see...
Bureau of Indian Affairs sending agents to clear Dakota Access protesters from site By
The federal government announced Friday that it was dispatching Bureau of Indian Affairs agents to help clear Dakota Access Pipeline protesters from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. The tribe and its allies have been lobbying against federal approval of the 1,170-mile...
BREAKING: Standing Rock Tribal Council Betrays Water Protectors, Sends In Cops By
Law enforcement showed up at LaDonna Tamakawastewin Allard’s front door on Thursday, claiming the need to perform an “assessment” of the Camp of the Sacred Stones — the original Dakota Access Pipeline opposition camp erected in early April — but refused to offer...
US veterans vow to block Dakota Access pipeline construction By
A group of US military veterans have vowed to block construction of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline. On the fourth day of his presidency, Donald Trump signed an executive order to expedite the construction of the pipeline. “We are committed to the people...
Following Trump’s Pipeline Order, Sheriff Issues Warning To DAPL Water Protectors By
Cannon Ball, ND (ANALYSIS) — After President Donald Trump issued Executive Orders greenlighting both the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines, protests erupted from coast to coast — including in the nation’s capital — as the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Morton...
While Focus Is On DC Marches, Police Resume Violent Crackdown At Dakota Access Pipeline By
Cannon Ball, ND (REPORT) — All water protectors must leave the camps — and abandon plans to relocate to a higher elevation — the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Council wrote in a resolution passed during an executive session of a district meeting just before President...