Company Behind DAPL Paid Mercenaries To Build Lawsuit Against Environmentalists

THE PRIVATE SECURITY firm TigerSwan, hired by Energy Transfer Partners to protect the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, was paid to gather information for what would become a sprawling conspiracy lawsuit accusing environmentalist groups of inciting the anti-pipeline protests in… Read More

Grassroots Leaders, Community Members March to Gas Company CEO’s Home

Dallas, TX — On Friday, September 8th, 2017, the #STOPETP coalition rallied at the headquarters of Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the parent company of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The rally featured speakers who traveled from the Dakotas, Pennsylvania, Louisiana… 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

Tell Gov. Edwards: Stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Via Boldlouisiana.webaction.org: Energy Transfer Partners is not backing down from ramming their proposed Bayou Bridge Pipeline through 700 bodies of water, across 11 Louisiana parishes – including our beautiful Atchafalaya Basin. Unfortunately, it appears that they are not… 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

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