“I stand with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline.”
When a pro-pipeline industry website writes to “expect the Dakota Access pipeline protest to grow and breathe new life into the American anti-energy infrastructure movement,” you know that people power is really working.
Indian Country Today Media Network: Justice Dept Reaffirms It Will Not Grant DAPL River-Crossing Permits Anytime Soon “While the Army continues to review issues raised by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other tribal nations and their members, it will not authorize constructing the Dakota Access Pipeline on Corps land bordering or under Lake Oahe,”… Read more »
Salon: Dakota pipeline showdown at Standing Rock: When a powerful corporate chief is resisted by defenders of Native American ceremonial grounds Kelcy Warren, Energy Transfer Partners’ well-heeled chief, meets his match in North Dakota with Lakota Sioux by JIM HIGHTOWER Corporate routers likely assumed that the reservation’s 8,500 mostly impoverished Lakota Sioux had no clout,… Read more »
Standing Rock needs your help by calling and messaging President Obama to tell him 17 million people are at risk of losing their clean water. Call the White House today at 202-456-1111 or send a message at whitehouse.gov/contact. Tell President Obama to: Conduct a full Environmental Impact Statement (EIS); Deny all permits for the Dakota Access… Read more »
by Nika Knight, originally published on Common Dreams. A U.S. federal court of appeals ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe late Sunday evening and denied its request for an emergency injunction against the controversialDakota Access Pipeline. “This fight is far from over.” Tom Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network “The ruling allows Energy Transfer Partners—the Dallas-based… Read more »