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    Thousands of Veterans: Dakota Access Pipeline ‘Will Not Get Completed’

    Thousands of Veterans: Dakota Access Pipeline ‘Will Not Get Completed’

    “Thousands” of U.S. military veterans and volunteers are readying their return to Standing Rock as President Donald Trump tries to move the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) forward and clashes between law enforcement and Water Protectors continue to break out. “We are committed to the people of Standing Rock, we are committed to nonviolence and we […]

    76 Arrested at Standing Rock as Trump Tries to Move DAPL Forward

    76 Arrested at Standing Rock as Trump Tries to Move DAPL Forward

    Seventy-six Water Protectors were arrested following a clash with law enforcement at Standing Rock on Wednesday afternoon. The arrests came a day after federal officials claimed that the final controversial easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) had been granted. https://twitter.com/EcoWatch/status/826986028917481472 Morton County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Rob Keller told BBC News that the arrests were […]

    This Man Faces 30 Years in Prison for Shutting Down a Pipeline

    This Man Faces 30 Years in Prison for Shutting Down a Pipeline

    [Editor’s note: Skagit County jury did not convict Ken Ward of two felony counts stemming from an act of civil disobedience in October 2016. After more than five hours of deliberation, Ward’s three-day trial ended in a hung jury, with at least one juror refusing to convict. The judge officially declared a mistrial. There will […]

    Here’s How You Can Help Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

    Here’s How You Can Help Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

    By Jake Tracy It’s been a tumultuous few days for anyone following the ongoing battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Within the course of just over a week, the project’s backers tried to get a judge to cancel environmental review of the project, environmental review officially began and, on Jan. 24, President Trump issued a […]

    Trump Pledges Allegiance to Big Oil

    Trump Pledges Allegiance to Big Oil

    By Steve Horn On Jan. 24, President Donald Trump signed two executive orders calling for the approval of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines, owned by Energy Transfer Partners and TransCanada, respectively. He also signed an order calling for expedited environmental reviews of domestic infrastructure projects, such as pipelines. Trump to Sign Two Executive […]

    Trump to Sign Two Executive Actions to Advance Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines

    Trump to Sign Two Executive Actions to Advance Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines

    Today, President Donald Trump will scrap key aspects of former-President Obama’s climate leadership, as he reportedly plans to sign Executive Orders to move the the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines forward. TransCanada, the foreign company behind the Keystone XL project, will attempt to use eminent domain to sue American landowners and seize their private […]