Impacts of Pipeline Toxins, Water Pollution Exposed During Bakken Oil ‘Toxic Tour’

New Town, N.D. – This weekend, the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN), Protectors of Water and Earth Rights (P.O.W.E.R.), grassroots activists and clergy from the Gulf Coast led a “toxic tour,” the Third Annual Healing Walk, and an educational… Read More

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

Support Water Protector Assaulted, Arrested at Dakota Access Pipeline

From the SupportKrow.org website: On February 4, while supporting the No DAPL struggle, Krow (Katie Kloth) was assaulted and arrested by a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer. Krow was walking on a public road, away from the Sacred Stone… 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

Tribe: Trump’s ‘Utterly Alarming’ DAPL Order Would Violate Law

Originally published at CommonDreams.org:   The Standing Rock Sioux has responded to President Donald Trump’s executive order to push through the long-contested Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), calling the memorandum “utterly alarming” and warning that following through with it… Read More

Leaked Audio: Pipeline Exec Says Project Will Be ‘Pouring Oil Through This Thing in Spring’

By Steve Horn Originally Published at DeSmogBlog   Shaun King, a writer for the New York Daily News, has uploaded what appears to be a recorded audio file of Energy Transfer Partners’ Chief Operating Officer saying that “election night changed everything”… Read More

Standing Rock: A Critical Moment in Fight Against the Dakota Access Pipeline

Following blizzard-like conditions and plummeting temperatures at Standing Rock, Chairman David Archambault released a letter respectfully asking visiting Water Protectors to develop exit strategies and to return home once the current storm passes. The following is a statement… Read More

WATCH: Standing Rock Protectors Brutalized By Cops In Standoff

Via CommonDreams.org. Original post may be updated: Police descended on water protectors in North Dakota on Wednesday, as images on social media showed a dramatic standoff along a creek that borders a construction site for the long-opposed Dakota… Read More

Momentum is Building Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Via 350.org: Last week, police brutally attacked Indigenous protectors in Standing Rock as they peacefully defended their land and water. Within days, over 1.5 million people checked in to Standing Rock on Facebook in solidarity with this fight.1 By… Read More

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