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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Receives Inaugural Henry A. Wallace Award and Pledge of $1 Million in Support for Tribe’s Transition to Renewable Energy

“We hold the Standing Rock community in high regard for their care for human and ecological well-being. By resisting the dysfunctional narrative imposed by the fossil-fuel industry, Standing Rock has demonstrated what it looks like to prioritize well-being over profit for the few,” said Scott Fitzmorris, co-chair of the Wallace Global Fund and great grandson of Henry A. Wallace.

$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

“Now that the Dakota Access pipeline is fully operational, we find it more urgent than ever that the courts and administration address the risks posed to the drinking water of millions of American citizens,” Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault said in a statement. “This pipeline became operational today, yet it has already leaked at least three times.”

Statement from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on Report of Oil Spill From Dakota Access Pipeline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2017 CONTACT: Jodi Gillette, JGillette@SONOSKY.COM ‘It’s more important than ever for the court to step in and halt additional accidents before they happen’ The following is a statement from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II in response to reports of an oil spill from the Dakota Access pipeline… Read more »