U.S. President Donald Trump plans to sign two executive actions on Tuesday to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, an administration official told Reuters. The move Read More…
Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) construction is still incomplete in Iowa, with pipeline opponents continuing to cause delays in direct actions staged by the group Mississippi Stand all along the Mississippi, Skunk, and Des Moines Rivers.
On Thursday, Dec. 1, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii, 2nd District) delivered a speech on the House floor urging President Barack Obama to intervene and order the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline be halted immediately. In her speech, she announced her plans to join with thousands of fellow veterans who are “self-deploying” to Standing Rock this weekend to support the demonstrators and protect them from forcible removal.
On Friday, November 26, 2016, the Army Corps of Engineers announced a December 5 deadline to move protesters off their current location to a nearby “free speech zone.” Just days after setting this ultimatum for demonstrators encamped at the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, the Army Corps walked back their deadline to move the camp from its current location.
More than six months after the establishment of Sacred Stone Camp at Standing Rock Reservation, protesters are continuing to resist the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Here are some actions you can take to help out.
A disturbing trend has been occurring in recent months on the ground at Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota: Journalists are being assaulted, arrested, jailed, and threatened with excessive criminal charges for the unspeakable crime of attempting journalism.