All Articles on Dakota Access Pipeline

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Trump Administration to Grant DAPL Easement in 'Brazen Power Grab'
Standing Rock Sioux tribe vows to "vigorously pursue legal action" if and when the easement is officially granted
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Keystone XL Opponents Promise Trump a Mass Mobilization 'On a Scale Never Seen'
Trump "declared war on indigenous nations"—and now they're ready to fight back
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5 Ways Indian Country Can Resist Trump’s Chaos
How does Indian Country survive the Donald Trump era? The new administration is only a few days old, and already the chaos of the times has upset business as usual—and possibly the very structure of federal Indian law. And it’s not just Washington. The North Dakota Legislature in Bismarck acts as...
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Standing Rock Sioux to Trump: ‘Creating a Second Flint Does Not Make America Great Again’
No longer just tweeting, President Donald J. Trump has been issuing a stream of executive orders and memoranda since his inauguration. On Tuesday, his pronouncements involved the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. Both projects were denied or delayed by the Obama administration, each after...
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Disappointed but Not Defeated: Battle Over Oil Pipelines Continues
Despite the immense failures of the Democratic Party to live up to its stated progressive ideals, there are differences between the two major parties. Nowhere is that difference more obvious in recent days than in the decision by Donald Trump to reinstate the Keystone XL and Dakota Access (DAPL)...
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Following Trump's "Utterly Alarming" DAPL Order Would Violate Law, Tribe Warns
"[T]he law requires that changes in agency positions be backed by new circumstances or new evidence, not simply by the president's whim."
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The Never-Ending Indian Wars
The drama and injustice on display at Standing Rock have taught a new generation of observers what Native Americans already know: Even today theirs is a brutal fight to survive.
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Tsunami of Outrage, Vows of Resistance Follow Trump's Pipeline Order
"We will resist this with all of our power and we will continue to build the future the world wants to see," said Greenpeace's Annie Leonard
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DAPL Tensions Heat Up as National Guard Deploys 'Observational' Missile Launchers
Meanwhile, the pipeline's parent company seeks to block the full environmental review ordered by corps last year
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Water protectors peacefully sang, drummed, and chanted as riot police blocked them from the pipeline drill site. News
Water Protectors Arrested, Tear-Gassed for Peaceful Prayer Walk at DAPL Site
'All eyes on Standing Rock as once again indigenous water protectors are being shot, gassed & assaulted in defense of capitalism.'
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