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After Visiting Standing Rock, Swedish Bank Puts Companies Behind DAPL on Watch

After Visiting Standing Rock, Swedish Bank Puts Companies Behind DAPL on Watch

After a visit by its representatives to Standing Rock, Swedish financial institution Nordea announced today that it will not back the Dakota Access Pipeline if it violates the demands of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Nordea met with tribal representatives on the ground, including Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman David Archambault II. The Standing Rock […]

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    What’s Next for the Water Protectors at Standing Rock?

    What’s Next for the Water Protectors at Standing Rock?

    As we reflect on the decision by the U.S. Army Corps to suspend the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) river crossing easement and conduct a limited Environmental Impact Statement, the resistance camps at Standing Rock are making plans for the next phase of this movement. Camp at Standing Rock.Daniel Brown for WhoWhatWhy Standing Rock Sioux Tribal […]

    10 Celebratory Photos From Standing Rock

    10 Celebratory Photos From Standing Rock

    Photos by Brian Nevins, Introduction by Joe Spring This past Saturday night, Dispatch singer Brad Corrigan called photographer Brian Nevins, and told him he wanted to go to Standing Rock. Nevins was on a flight six hours later from Boston. At the time, Corrigan was in Pine Ridge Reservation doing work for his organization Love, […]

    RFK, Jr: ‘Standing Rock Defines a New Era in Environmental Advocacy’

    RFK, Jr: ‘Standing Rock Defines a New Era in Environmental Advocacy’

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. shared his reaction Monday to the decision to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline with CBC’s Andrew Nichols. In the interview, Kennedy said, “It’s an important victory. It’s not a denial of the permit per se, but it is going to require what we’ve wanted to achieve from the beginning, […]

    Standing Rock: Native American’s Version of Gandhi’s 1930 Salt March

    Standing Rock: Native American’s Version of Gandhi’s 1930 Salt March

    Today was supposed to be the deadline for thousands of protesters encamped to prevent completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline across Lake Oahe on the Missouri River to evacuate their camp-sites. Instead it has become a moment of celebration, as the Army Corps of Engineers and the Obama Administration have concluded that a new Environmental […]

    This 13-Year-Old’s Reaction to DAPL Victory Says It All

    This 13-Year-Old’s Reaction to DAPL Victory Says It All

    By Alexandra Rosenmann When the U.S. federal government announced that it would not be issuing the permit necessary for continuing construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Standing Rock Sioux and their allies were overjoyed. Having protested the pipeline’s construction for months, the announcement marked a decisive victory in combating environmental racism, not just in […]

    19 Facts That Led to Standing Rock’s Victory

    19 Facts That Led to Standing Rock’s Victory

    By Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn The federal government on Sunday denied the easement needed to complete the Dakota Access Pipeline‘s route under the Missouri River. "THIS IS A HUGE WIN!" Army Corps Denies Key Permit https://t.co/GFnhCvYJdM @IENearth @joshfoxfilm @billmckibben @350 @sierraclub #DAPL — EcoWatch (@EcoWatch) December 5, 2016 Here are the numbers behind the Standing Rock […]

    Standing Rock Celebrates as Army Corps Denies Key Permit, Halts Project

    Standing Rock Celebrates as Army Corps Denies Key Permit, Halts Project

    The Obama Administration and the Army Corps of Engineers officially denied the easement to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota after a many months-long campaign by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and allies against the Dakota Access Pipeline. The Army Corps will undertake an environmental impact statement (EIS) to look at potential alternative routes […]

    Thousands of Veterans Arrive at Standing Rock to Act as ‘Human Shields’ for Water Protectors

    Thousands of Veterans Arrive at Standing Rock to Act as ‘Human Shields’ for Water Protectors

    As tensions grow in North Dakota, with multiple eviction orders facing the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline, U.S. military veterans begin arriving at the Oceti Sakowin protest camp. Hundreds of Veterans to Join Water Protectors at Standing Rock to Protest Dakota Access Pipeline https://t.co/ls0d415hLB @IdleNoMoreNews — EcoWatch (@EcoWatch) […]