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

As DAPL Construction Approaches Missouri River, Water Protectors Stay Strong

Originally published by CommonDreams.org: By Nika Knight As Dakota Access Pipeline construction quickly approaches the Missouri River, the Standing Rock Sioux and allies are vowing to continue their resistance against the pipeline—standing strong despite the violent arrests and inhumane… Read More

Impacted Communities Take Fight Against Dakota Access to Corporate Heads

Originally published at CommonDreams.org:   Activists from oil-impacted communities around the country are descending on Energy Transfer Partners’ corporate offices in Houston, Texas, to protest the company’s Dakota Access Pipeline and other controversial pipeline projects. “Together we press… Read More