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Dakota Access Pipeline


Following Keystone XL Victory, Climate Leaders Demand Biden Cancel Line 3 and Other 'Trump Pipelines'

"If we want to have clean water, we have to stop poisoning it. If we want to solve the climate crisis, we can't make it worse."

Jake Johnson ·


'It's Time to Go a Step Further': With KXL Dead, Pressure Intensifies for Biden to Kill Line 3

"Keystone XL was stopped on the merits of environmental justice and treaty rights; this is no different. We demand President Biden take action now."

Brett Wilkins ·


Green Groups Sue Army Corps of Engineers Over Nationwide Pipeline Permit

"There's simply no justification for allowing destructive and dangerous pipelines to avoid rigorous environmental review." 

Brett Wilkins ·


Dangerous Republican Anti-Protest Laws Grant Drivers License to Kill

Many of these laws include provisions legalizing violence against protestors, granting immunity to people who drive their cars into crowds.

Amy Goodman ·



'The Clock Is Ticking': 300,000+ Tell Biden to Act Boldly Ahead of Climate Summit

"We can no longer afford any further fossil fuel extraction, infrastructure, or false climate solutions that continue to prioritize profits over people."

Brett Wilkins ·


Despite Pledges on Tribal Relations and Climate, Biden Declines to Shut Down Dakota Access Pipeline

"If Biden wants to be a climate leader on the world stage, he needs to start at home."

Jessica Corbett ·


Biden Admin. to Decide Dakota Access Pipeline's Fate in Friday Court Hearing

"The government and its pliers the Army Corps have been playing with First Nations people and we are tired of it."

Kenny Stancil ·


Dozens of Democrats Urge Biden to Take 'Critical Step' of Shutting Down Dakota Access Pipeline

"By shutting down this illegal pipeline, you can continue to show your administration values the environment and the rights of Indigenous communities more than the profits of outdated fossil fuel industries."

Jake Johnson ·


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