DAPL Developer Spills Drilling Fluids Into Wetlands While Constructing Another Pipeline

The company behind the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) is under fire in Ohio, where construction of a separate pipeline resulted in spills of millions of gallons of drilling fluids into nearby wetlands. “These disasters prove that the… Read More

US Army Corps Won’t Extend Today’s Eviction Deadline, Indigenous Protectors Plea For Help

By Lauren McCauley Originally Published at CommonDreams.org Faced with an imminent evacuation deadline, Indigenous opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline are vowing to stand their ground despite threats of arrest and possible violence. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on… Read More

International Indian Treaty Council: Trump’s Executive Orders Violate Treaties

The following editorial segment from Andrea Carmen and Roberto Borrero of the International Indian Treaty Council was originally published on Indian County Media Network. Read the full piece here.   Statement by the International Indian Treaty Council: Just two weeks after… Read More

TODAY: Rise With Standing Rock and Indigenous Resistance

Yesterday, Tuesday February 7, the US Army Corps gave notice of intent to grant the final easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross the Mni Sose (Missouri River).  They are skipping the Environmental Impact Study ordered in… Read More

Global Coalition Stages Protests and Bank Closures to Defund Dakota Access Pipeline

While Trump, Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco Logistics race to complete the pipeline, over 700,000 people representing over $2.3 billion in personal investments say no.   New York, Madrid, Munich, San Francisco, Tokyo, Amsterdam – On January 24th,… Read More

BREAKING: Trump Approves Dakota Access and Keystone Pipelines

With the stroke of a pen, Donald Trump moments ago signed executive orders to pave the way for completion of the massively contested Dakota Access and Keystone XL Pipelines. In response to Trumps executive orders – a statement… Read More

Update on Standing Rock Victory: Water Protectors Not Going Anywhere

“Nothing indicates for us to pack up and go home,” said Tom Goldtooth, executive director of the Indigenous Environmental Network. “Our native people have reason to be distrustful.” Standing Rock activists stay in place, fearing pipeline victory was… Read More

#NODAPL: Army Corps Threatens to Close Oceti Sakowin Camp on Dec. 5

Via Indigenous Environmental Network: Cannon Ball, ND – Today Colonel John W. Henderson of the United States Army Corps sent a letter to Dave Archambault II, the Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, stating that on December… Read More

Over 160 Injured After Police Attack Water Protectors With Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas and Water Cannons

Via Unicorn Riot: Cannon Ball, ND – Water protectors attempting to clear two damaged military trucks from Highway 1806 were met with a militarized response by law enforcement working to ensure the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline… Read More

Merger of Oil and Gas Infrastructure Companies Would Be Largest Ever

Via Food and Water Watch: While the bold resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline continues in North Dakota, a backroom deal has been brokered to make Big Oil and Gas even stronger. Enbridge — a major backer of… Read More

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