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Judge Orders Dakota Pipeline Shut Down Pending Environmental Review | The Last Word | MSNBC

MSNBC Jul 7, 2020 The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a legal victory after a federal judge ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down for a more thorough environmental impact study. The tribe’s former chairman, Dave Archambault, tells Lawrence O’Donnell … Continue reading

Standoff in South Dakota: Cheyenne River Sioux Refuse Governor’s Demand to Remove COVID Checkpoints

Democracy Now! Published on May 12, 2020 There’s a standoff brewing in South Dakota, where two Native American Indian tribes are upholding their sovereignty by defying orders by Governor Kristi Noem to remove COVID-19 checkpoints from their territories. The Cheyenne … Continue reading

Keystone Pipeline Spill in North Dakota Leaked 383,000 Gallons of Oil

Image Credit: Walsh County Emergency Management Nov 01, 2019 In North Dakota, the Keystone pipeline remains idled, after the TC Energy company — formerly known as TransCanada — said a rupture this week spilled over 380-thousand gallons of crude oil … Continue reading

South Dakota to Drop “Riot Boosting” Law Targeting Pipeline Protesters

Image Credit: Twitter: @joyem_braun Oct 25, 2019 In South Dakota, environmentalists are declaring victory after the state’s Republican governor and attorney general agreed not to enforce laws allowing draconian fines and prison terms for protesters opposing oil and gas pipelines. … Continue reading

Deal or no deal? Dakota Access settlement offered

North Dakota: 1-Year Prison Sentence for Anti-Pipeline Activist

Feb 08, 2018 In North Dakota, a court has sentenced anti-pipeline activist Michael Foster to one year in prison, after he broke into an oil pipeline facility and turned a manual safety valve to cut off the flow of tar … Continue reading

Portions of Keystone XL, Dakota Access Built By Oligarch Who Helped Bring Putin to Power

Democracy Now’s Dakota Pipeline coverage


Thousands gather in DC to protest Dakota Access Pipeline

RT America Published on Mar 10, 2017 Thousands of Native Americans and environmental activists marched through downtown Washington, DC to the White House to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which has been fast-tracked by the Trump administration. … Continue reading

U.N. Report Criticizes U.S. Government over Handling of Dakota Access Pipeline

Headlines Mar 06, 2017 And a new United Nations report has criticized the United States government over its handling of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline, which has faced massive resistance from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North Dakota … Continue reading