FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. CANNON BALL, N.D. – The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers today announced they are delaying an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline project until it conducts further environmental review with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The Corp noted that “construction on or under Corps land bordering Lake Oahe cannot occur because the… Read more »
Statement Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II “Today, the Department of Justice announced in federal court that it will be announcing the next steps on a “path forward” for the Dakota Access Pipeline crossing at Lake Oahe. The only possible path forward for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is a decision that denies the… Read more »
CANNON BALL, N.D.—The statement below from the Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Dave Archambault II, can be quoted in full or in part. We applaud President Obama’s commitment to protect our sacred lands, our water, and the water of 17 million others. While the Army Corps of Engineers is examining this issue we… Read more »
Law enforcement officials from North Dakota and several other states today moved in to forcibly remove protestors camped on what the water protectors claim is tribal land. Armed with batons, weapons and dressed in riot gear, law enforcement were flanked by military tanks as they moved in to remove and arrest campers.