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Billions Divested from Banks Backing Dakota Access Pipeline

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Socialist Councilwoman explains why Seattle dropped Wells Fargo over Dakota Access Pipeline

Construction Begins on Final Section of Dakota Access Pipeline

Headlines Feb 10, 2017 In North Dakota, construction crews have resumed work on the final section of the Dakota Access pipeline, after the Trump administration granted an easement to allow Energy Transfer Partners to drill beneath the Missouri River. The … Continue reading

A Violation of Tribal & Human Rights: Standing Rock Chair Slams Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline

Democracy Now! Published on Feb 8, 2017 http://democracynow.org – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday it will greenlight the final phase of construction for the Dakota Access pipeline, prompting indigenous-led water protectors to call for a “last stand” … Continue reading

Water Protectors Call for Global Mass Mobilizations as Army Plans to Approve Dakota Access Pipeline

Democracy Now! Published on Feb 8, 2017 http://democracynow.org – On Tuesday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday it will greenlight the final phase of construction of the pipeline. Amnesty International called the announcement “an unlawful and appalling violation … Continue reading

Protests Erupt Nationwide as Army Approves Dakota Access Pipeline

Headlines Feb 09, 2017 Protesters rallied at demonstrations nationwide Wednesday to protest the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to greenlight the construction of the contested $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline. The company behind the pipeline, Energy Transfer Partners, says it … Continue reading

Seattle to Divest $3 Billion from Wells Fargo over Dakota Access Pipeline

Headlines Feb 08, 2017 The Seattle City Council has voted unanimously to divest $3 billion from Wells Fargo over the bank’s backing of the Dakota Access pipeline. The divestment legislation was first introduced by Socialist City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant in … Continue reading

Army Corps to Greenlight Construction of Dakota Access Pipeline

Headlines Feb 08, 2017 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced it will greenlight the final phase of construction for the Dakota Access pipeline, prompting indigenous water protectors and their allies to call for a “last stand” against the … Continue reading

Dakota Access Pipeline to win US Army permit for completion – BBC News

The US Army has informed Congress that it will grant permission to complete the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline near tribal territory. The notice comes a month after Donald Trump formally backed the project in one of his first acts as … Continue reading

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