The $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, which was the subject of international protests because of the threat it posed to both the environment and the indigenous people living along the Missouri River, has already had a leak more than a month before it’s scheduled to be fully operational.
Local police in Washington state have been granted a warrant to search the Facebook page of a group dedicated to protesting the construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline.
With fire and smoke lapping the skyline, Standing Rock Sioux tribal members and water protectors marched, drummed, sang and prayed their way from Oceti Sakowin (Seven Council Fires) Camp, the home they have built while protecting their sacred land from the “black snake,” also known as the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Earlier this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers granted the easement needed for Energy Transfer Partners subsidiary Dakota Access to continue construction on the highly contested $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, and the company began work late Wednesday to begin the process of crossing the Missouri River. But…
After nearly a year of protests, debates, legal battles and government stalling and backpedaling, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant an easement needed for construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline to continue, despite the fact that critical environmental-impact studies have not been completed.
As what will likely be the case with many of the new president’s policies and proclamations, the Dakota Access Pipeline may move forward as initially planned—even though many thought it wouldn’t.
former first daughter (fight me) is apparently keeping busy now that her dad has stepped down from the presidency. Malia Obama marked her first week as a “normal” person by attending an event supporting the Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Sundance Film Festival…
The focus of environmental justice has been the preservation of ecologies and spaces largely uninhabited by people of color. There is grave consideration for the preservation of national parks, but not for the preservation of black life and space.
Sandbranch, Texas, a small unincorporated community in Dallas County, has been fighting for over 30 years to have access to clean running water, but between the machinations of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Dallas County officials, the community continues to go without this most basic and critical of…
Updated Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, 5:30 a.m. EST: Predictably, Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco Logistics Partners—owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline—have made it clear that they aren't going anywhere and that the Army Corps statement was just politricks as usual.
Groups of U.S. military veterans have already begun arriving at the protest against the Standing Rock oil pipeline to make good on their promise to act as “human shields” for the water protectors.
A group of veterans will head to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota next week to serve as “human shields” for the water protectors who have been on the ground protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline for months.
Just days after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told water protectors that they had to vacate the #NoDAPL campsite by Dec. 5 or risk being arrested for trespassing, the governor of North Dakota issued an executive order Monday calling for the emergency evacuation of the area.
A water protector who was present during the recent violent police response to protesters at Standing Rock in North Dakota is facing arm amputation after a concussion grenade thrown by police reportedly hit her left arm Sunday, Indian Country Today Media Network reports. Sophia Wilansky, 21, of New York City, was…
Water protectors who attempted to remove two broken-down military trucks from Highway 1806 in North Dakota on Sunday night were met with a militarized response from law enforcement that included the use of tear gas, water cannons, rubber bullets, concussion grenades, and more crowd-control munitions.
The Standing Rock Sioux tribe released a documentary Tuesday about their ongoing battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Demonstrations against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline took place across the country Tuesday as part of the #NoDAPL planned day of action.
Students at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., took part in a rally and a march Thursday in a show of solidarity for Native Americans fighting against construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Although the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has not granted a permit, the company building the Dakota Access Pipeline announced Tuesday that it is preparing to drill under Lake Oahe on the Missouri River in the next two weeks.
Water protectors who have been protesting against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota participated in three different nonviolent protests Sunday.