If the judge rules that the permits are illegal, he can shut the pipeline operation down
On Friday, March 10, the Standing Rock Sioux tribe will march with indigenous people and allies to oppose Trump’s continued aggression on tribal nations and stand in solidarity with all Native Nations to protect their sovereignty.
“A pattern is emerging with [the Trump] administration,” said Jan Hasselman, an attorney representing the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. “They take good, thoughtful work and then just throw it in the trash and do whatever they want to do.”
“Spicer claimed that the Trump administration has been ‘constantly’ in contact with our Tribe. That claim is absolutely false,” Archambault said.
Standing Rock’s Engagement in the Dakota Access Pipeline
Critical motion charges Trump administration circumvents law and ignores treaty rights
by Bill McKibbon The Trump Administration is breaking with tradition on so many fronts—renting out the family hotel to foreign diplomats, say, or imposing travel restrictions on the adherents of disfavored religions—that it seems noteworthy when it exhibits some continuity with American custom. And so let us focus for a moment, before the President’s next disorienting tweet,… Read more »
The Trump administration may have announced termination of the EIS, but that will not go unchallenged.
Trump memorandum seeks to expedite permitting of oil pipeline opposed by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, breaks the government’s legal obligations to tribal nations
President Donald Trump’s statements that he hasn’t heard any opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline reflect a distorted sense of reality given the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s opposition inspired a global movement against the pipeline, tribal leaders say.