The court determined that the Corps did not adequately assess the impacts to our hunting and fishing rights, nor did they take into account environmental justice.
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The UTND join with numerous statewide and national health associations, health care providers, and organizations, stating our opposition and deep concerns with this bill.
A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which were hastily issued by the Trump administration just days after the inauguration, violated the law in certain critical respects.
“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.
Four Native Nations from across North America announced today that they will continue to uphold and support the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
“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.”
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.
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 »
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., wants the chief of the Army Corps of Engineers to explain the agency’s decision-making that ultimately paved the way for completion of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline.