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The proposed 1,172-mile-long pipeline would transport oil from the North Dakota Bakken region through South Dakota, Iowa and into Illinois.
Native Americans and activists from around the country gather at the camp trying to halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Native Americans and activists from around the country have been gathering at the camp for several months trying to halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The US Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will not grant an easement to the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under a lake on the Sioux Tribes Standing Rock reservation, ending a months-long standoff.
Yesterday the US Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will not grant an easement for the pipeline to cross under a lake on the Sioux Tribes Standing Rock reservation.
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For one thing, the pipeline company reimbursing the State of North Dakota for the law enforcement response to the protesters smacks of the state serving the company.
There is an appearance of impropriety to any payment from the pipeline company to the state which should be avoided.
Already the political extremists attacking the pipeline project have tried to claim that law enforcement was acting as private security for the oil industry.
It’s a nice gesture by the company, and today the Fargo Forum editorial board calls on the company to make good on it.
They’re also calling on Governor Doug Burgum to contact the company to help make it happen.