Fort Yates, N.D. — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe applauds the publication of the Notice of Intent to require an Environmental Impact Statement in the Federal Register today. We appreciate the time and effort it took to get us to this point; yet another small victory on the path to justice. We commend Jo Ellen… Read more »
The best way to analyze the alternative routes is through a full EIS.
Cannon Ball, N.D. — Today, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe filed a motion with the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., asking District Judge James Boasberg to throw out Dakota Access’s lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers. The Department of Justice, which represents the Corps, filed a similar motion. The motions do not effect the lawsuit… Read more »
Cannon Ball, N.D.— The following statement from the Standing Rock Sioux’s Tribal Chairman, Dave Archambault II, can be quote in part or in full: “This past Monday, several councilmembers and myself met with the Governor in the interest of salvaging a professional relationship in what can only be described as the most troubling of times.… Read more »
CANNON BALL, N.D. — The following letter from the Standing Rock Sioux’s Tribal Chairman, Dave Archambault II, may be quote in part or in full: Following last week’s decision by the Department of the Army to not grant the easement under Lake Oahe, we are all focused on important actions that must be undertaken in… Read more »
CANNON BALL, N.D.—The following letter from the Standing Rock Sioux’s Tribal Chairman, Dave Archambault II, may be quote in part or in full: I know we have prayed and continue to do so. Now you must believe in your prayer. Energy Transfer Partners cannot cross the easement, even if they drill. Not only will they… Read more »
Cannon Ball, N.D.— The department of the Army will not approve an easement that will allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe. The following statement was released by Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II. “Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will not be granting the… Read more »
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe (the “Tribes”) announced today that they have requested the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights call on the United States to adopt precautionary measures to prevent irreparable harm to the Tribes, their members, and others resulting from the ongoing and imminent construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (“DAPL”), and from the harassment and violence being perpetrated against people gathered in prayer and protest in opposition to DAPL.
Calls on Obama to stop civil rights and law enforcement abuses Cannon Ball, N.D.— Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II today issued a proclamation in support of water protectors who face continued civil rights abuses and excessive use of force by law enforcement. “This week is the anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre.… Read more »
Chairman called on the Army Corps to reaffirm their position of no forcible removal Cannon Ball, N.D.—The following statement from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Chairman, Dave Archambault II, can be quoted in part or in full. “Today, Gov. Dalrymple issued an executive order calling for mandatory evacuation of all campers located on U.S. Army… Read more »