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Victory In North Dakota After Prolific The Rapper Found Not Guilty

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Water protectors in North Dakota celebrate a big victory after Prolific The Rapper was found not guilty on three charges involving his drone Aaron Sean Turgeon ‘Prolific The Rapper’ was arrested for allegedly flying his drone in close proximity of a Highway Patrol aircraft Turgeon was possibly facing up to 7-years in prison if found guilty…

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Two More Oil Spills Discovered On The Dakota Access Pipeline That Occurred In March

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Two more oil spills have been  discovered involving the Dakota Access Pipeline On March 3, 2017, the Dakota Access Pipeline spilled 84-gallons of oil On March 5, 2017, the Dakota Access Pipeline spilled 20-gallons of oil On April 4, 2017, the Dakota Access Pipeline spilled another 84-gallons of oil Earlier in the month, it was…

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Dakota Access Pipeline Already Had A Small Leak In South Dakota In April

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On April 4, 2017, the Dakota Access Pipeline had a small leak in South Dakota The pipeline leaked 84 gallons due to a mechanical leak Authorities say no public drinking water was contaminated In March the pipeline was vandalized in two different states Earlier this week it was discovered that the strongly opposed Dakota Access Pipeline…

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Tunnel Collapse At Hanford Nuclear Waste Site Does Not Show Signs Of Radiation Leaks

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Tunnel collapse at Hanford nuclear waste site is said to not show any signs of radiation leaks Hanford was originally used to process plutonium for weapons during World War II and the Cold War Cleanup has been going on at the site since 1989 two years after it closed There were no injuries reported at…

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Apache Corporation uses local law enforcement to violate laws and arrest a drone pilot Chancellor Alex Glover-Herzog

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Apache Corporation used the Reeves County Sheriff’s Department to arrest drone pilot Chancellor Alex Glover-Herzog for flying over “critical infrastructure” Glover-Herzog received to warnings for flying over private property Glover-Herzog was arrested after Reeves County Sheriff’s Department showed up at camp with a warrant According to the Patriot Act of 2001 the facilities Glover-Herzog are…

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These guys just remade the Pepsi protest commercial with footage from Standing Rock and it is perfect

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ThirtyRevs remade a recently pulled Pepsi commercial starring Kendall Jenner The original commercial was based on protests and showed Jenner giving the police a Pepsi The commercial was pulled after public disapproval just one day after being aired ThirtyRevs remade the commercial and used footage from Standing Rock By now you have most likely seen…

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USS Arizona Memorial from Pearl Harbor has been leaking oil into Hawaii water for 76-years

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The USS Arizona has been leaking oil into Hawaii water since it sank on December 7, 1941 The USS Arizona received 1.5 million gallons of oil the day before the Pearl Harbor attack 500,000 gallons were estimated to have been destroyed in the initial attack Another 500,000 were said to have been destroyed in the…

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Oil Could Flow Through the Dakota Access Pipeline in Less Than 24 Hours

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Oil could be flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline tomorrow. A federal appeals court denied a last-ditch injunction against the pipeline Outstanding litigation won’t stop the pipeline from becoming operational It could be a year before the Iowa Supreme Court rules on an eminent domain lawsuit North Dakota’s sweet, light crude could be flowing through…

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At least 46 dead after a trash landslide at Koshe Garbage Landfill in Ethiopia

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The landslide occurred at Koshe Garbage Landfill located on the outskirts of Addis Ababa At this time 46 are reported dead but that number could still grow higher Addis Ababa Mayor Diriba Kuma said 37 have been rescued from the landslide of trash An estimated 500 people come to the dump everyday to rummage through…

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West Virginia Senate Bill 9 looks to ban the use of drones against pipelines

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West Virginia Senate Bill 9 will make it illegal to use drones to gather “evidence or information” against an industrial facility Drones became an important tool in distributing information to the public in Standing Rock Senate Bill 9 could open the door to prohibiting drones for gathering information for the public across the country The…

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