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.
The battle to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota garnered major headlines last year as protesters gathered to stop the oil pipeline from endangering the water source of sacred tribal land. But in Florida, Georgia and Alabama, there is something happening that’s…
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.
Water protectors who fought against the construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline and remained at the Standing Rock encampment in North Dakota past the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wednesday deadline for evacuation faced arrest Thursday as officers moved in to remove those who were still at the site.
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…
A day after President Donald Trump signed executive orders to freeze most federal-worker hiring, remove the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and stop funding of all foreign nongovernmental agencies that perform abortions, he’s given the go-ahead for construction to continue on two controversial…
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.
The conflict between those who oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline and those who want to see it built may soon end in massive arrests.
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.