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Dakota Access Pipeline
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Another Pipeline Surprise:
Dakota Site Is Shut Down
Jul 6, 2020 11:33 AM CDT
Another Pipeline Surprise: Dakota Site Is Shut Down
Federal judge says Dakota Access Pipeline must cease, at least temporarily
- For three years, the Dakota Access pipeline has been bearing oil from a North Dakota shale basin to Illinois, per a 2017 permit granted by President Trump to do so. Now, a federal judge has delivered what Bloomberg calls a "stunning defeat" to the Trump administration and the oil...
Order Is a Victory for
Standing Rock Sioux
Mar 26, 2020 12:11 AM CDT
Judge's Pipeline Order Is a Victory for Standing Rock Sioux
Court orders environmental review of controversial Dakota Access pipeline
- A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the US Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a full environmental review of the Dakota Access pipeline, nearly three years after it began carrying oil despite protests by people who gathered in North Dakota for more than a year. US District Judge James Boasberg...
DNA on 3-Year-Old Cigarette
Gets Protest Suspect Charged
Sep 6, 2019 3:49 PM CDT
DNA on 3-Year-Old Cigarette Gets Protest Suspect Charged
Dakota Access pipeline equipment was damaged
- Authorities in North Dakota relied on DNA collected from a cigarette butt to charge a man with engaging in a riot for his part in a Dakota Access pipeline protest three years ago, according to an affidavit. Morton County prosecutors also charged Lawrence Malcolm Jr., 23, of Sisseton, South Dakota,...
Pipeline Hits a
May 11, 2017 9:24 AM CDT
Dakota Access Pipeline Hits a Milestone: Its First Leak
SD officials say it was quickly contained and isn't a big deal, but Sioux aren't buying it
- Eighty-four gallons of oil may not be a huge amount, but that amount leaking out of the Dakota Access pipeline in April isn't reassuring those who've long protested it. Per NBC News , the leak was caused by mechanical failure of a surge pump at a pump station in...
Dakota Pipeline Oil Almost
Ready to Start Flowing
Feb 24, 2017 11:10 AM CST
Dakota Pipeline Oil Almost Ready to Start Flowing
Local tribes are still challenging project in court
- Oil could be flowing through the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline in less than two weeks, according to court documents filed by the developer just before police and soldiers started clearing a protest camp in North Dakota. Energy Transfer Partners has finished drilling under Lake Oahe and will soon...
Fire, Prayer Mark End of
Pipeline Protesters' Camp
Feb 22, 2017 11:36 AM CST
Fire, Prayer Mark End of Pipeline Protesters' Camp
Dakota Access activists say blaze is part of the ceremony of leaving
- 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. Protesters said burning the structures—which appeared to include a yurt...
Tribe Makes Last-Ditch Effort
to Stall Dakota Access Pipeline
Feb 9, 2017 10:36 AM CST
Tribe Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Stall Dakota Access Pipeline
Cheyenne River Sioux have filed legal challenge, want work to stop ASAP
- Construction of the Dakota Access pipeline under a North Dakota reservoir has begun and the full pipeline should be operational within three months, the developer said Thursday, even as an American Indian tribe filed a legal challenge to block the work and protect its water supply. The Army granted Energy...
Seattle to End 18-Year Deal
With Wells Fargo Over Pipeline
Feb 8, 2017 11:06 AM CST
Seattle to End 18-Year Deal With Wells Fargo Over Pipeline
City Council approves move with 9-0 vote Tuesday
- Seattle City Council says it will pull its average daily $10 million balance from Wells Fargo at the end of 2018, ending an 18-year relationship with a lender in the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline. Citing the pipeline project, the council voted 9-0 Tuesday to end its relationship with...
Army Will Allow Completion
of Dakota Access Pipeline
Feb 7, 2017 3:02 PM CST
Army Will Allow Completion of Dakota Access Pipeline
Will allow pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe
- The Army has notified Congress that it will allow the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota, completing the four-state project to move North Dakota oil to Illinois, the AP reports. The Justice Department filed court documents Tuesday including letters to...
Army Issues Order
on Disputed Pipeline
Feb 1, 2017 2:04 AM CST
Army Issues Order on Disputed Pipeline
Sioux vow to protest latest Dakota development
- The Army Corps of Engineers was ordered to allow construction of the Dakota Access pipeline to proceed under a disputed Missouri River crossing, North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven said on Tuesday, the latest twist in a months-long legal battle over the project. The Standing Rock Sioux, whose opposition to the...
Malia Obama Joins
Jan 28, 2017 8:42 AM CST
Malia Obama Joins Pipeline Protest
She was seen at Sundance Film Festival event
- The first Obama to publicly take a political stance during the Trump administration wasn't Barack or Michelle but Malia, who joined a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline during the Sundance Festival in Utah this week. Actress Shailene Woodley, a fellow protester, tells Democracy Now that is was "...
2 Controversial Pipelines
Jan 24, 2017 11:25 AM CST
Trump Greenlights 2 Controversial Pipelines
Keystone and Dakota Access can move forward again
- Two controversial pipelines stopped by the Obama administration just got revived by the Trump administration. The president signed executive actions Tuesday to advance construction on the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, reports the
. The moves do not equate to final approval, and the next steps are a little...
Jan 2, 2017 12:53 AM CST
Pipeline Protesters Arrested After Spectacular NFL Stunt
They unfurled banner from roof truss
- Two Dakota Access Pipeline protesters were arrested after a stunt that left them dangling from a roof truss at US Bank Stadium Sunday afternoon during the Minnesota Vikings' season finale against the Chicago Bears. The pair sneaked up the truss and rappelled down at the start of the second quarter...
Meet the First Native American
to Win an Electoral Vote
Dec 21, 2016 12:23 PM CST
Meet the First Native American to Win an Electoral Vote
Environmental activist Faith Spotted Eagle got one in Washington state
- When Washington state's 12 electors cast their presidential votes this week, four of them defied their state's popular vote and ditched Hillary Clinton. Three of those dissenting votes went to Colin Powell and the fourth went to Faith Spotted Eagle. If that name has you wondering who on...
Call to 'Go Home'
Dec 6, 2016 6:12 AM CST
Fearing 'Trick,' Standing Rock Protesters Defy Call to 'Go Home'
'Our native people have reason to be distrustful'
- The chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North Dakota has told activists to leave camps in protest of the Dakota Access pipeline following the US Army Corps of Engineers' decision to consider alternate routes that don't travel under Lake Oahe. "It's time to go home,...
A Victory at
—or Maybe Not
Dec 5, 2016 6:46 AM CST
A Victory at Standing Rock —or Maybe Not
A look at what follows the Army Corps of Engineers' decision
- After months of protests by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and their supporters, the US Army Corps of Engineers on Sunday said it would consider alternate routes for the Dakota Access pipeline that didn't travel under North Dakota's Lake Oahe, effectively putting the brakes on the nearly finished...
Army Corps of Engineers Blocks
Dakota Access Pipeline Route
Dec 4, 2016 3:57 PM CST
Army Corps of Engineers Blocks Dakota Access Pipeline Route
'This is history,' says one organizer
- US Army Corps of Engineers says it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, the AP reports. Corps spokeswoman Moria Kelley said in a news release Sunday that the administration will not allow the four-state, $3.8 billion pipeline to be built...
Face a New Battle
Dec 2, 2016 11:25 AM CST
Pipeline Protesters Face a New Battle
This one is with Mother Nature
- So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds, and frigid temperatures that have swirled around their large encampment on the North Dakota grasslands. But if they defy the government deadline to abandon the camp by Monday as promised, demonstrators...
Hundreds of Vets Will Stand Up
to Protect Pipeline Protesters
Nov 29, 2016 3:48 PM CST
Hundreds of Vets Will Stand Up to Protect Pipeline Protesters
Veterans bringing money, supplies, symbolism to North Dakota
- The thousands of protesters already camped out in defiance of the Dakota Access Pipeline are about to get reinforcements in the form of hundreds of veterans,
Stars and Stripes
reports. As many as 2,000 vets will arrive in North Dakota on Sunday with the goal of "protecting the...
Neil Young to Obama: It's Time
to Step In at Standing Rock
Nov 29, 2016 10:58 AM CST
Neil Young to Obama: It's Time to Step In at Standing Rock
Young and Darryl Hannah write an open letter to protesters
- In an open letter to the protesters at Standing Rock published in the
, Neil Young and Daryl Hannah offer their support for the people trying "to protect water, to state the most basic human truth, to say water is life" and fighting "for the rightful preservation of...
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