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Major oil spill in Alabama is receiving no media attention.

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A major oil spill in Alabama is getting no attention from mainstream media. The leak was first discovered on September 9. As of now, the leak has spilled 336,000 gallons of gasoline. Colonial Pipeline has a bad track record of oil spills. A major oil spill in Alabama is receiving no media attention, despite being…

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American government may kill 45,000 wild horses using taxpayer money.

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The Bureau of Land Management Advisory Board suggested up to 45,000 wild horses be killed. The wild horses have been moved to make room for cattle farms. There are thought to be 67,000 wild horses in the entire country. BLM claimed in an email that they would not be euthanizing a large number of wild…

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Dakota Access Pipeline almost 60% complete and continuing to grow.

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Kelcy Warren announced in a statement that the Dakota Access Pipeline is nearly 60% complete. The CEO responded to Friday’s decision to halt construction on 40-miles of DAPL. Stocks have been falling for Energy Transfer Partners. DAPL is now almost 60% complete. As people continue to stand against the $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, the…

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22 arrested in No DAPL lockdown in North Dakota.

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22 people have been arrested after halting construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline. Two men locked themselves to construction equipment to stop construction of the DAPL. Among those arrested were medics and journalists. Livestream of the arrests were blocked from Facebook. On Tuesday, 22 protesters were arrested during a “No DAPL” lockdown. It is reported…

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Dakota Access remove 27 pieces of equipment from North Dakota.

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Dakota Access remove 27 pieces of construction equipment from North Dakota. Most of the equipment removed was already damaged. Local law enforcement monitored the removal to ensure no conflicts between workers and protestors. Protests are happening in over 100 cities around the country against the construction of DAPL. On Tuesday, Dakota Access, along with the…

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The battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline continues.

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People continue their stand against the Dakota Access Pipeline. The temporary halt of the DAPL only stopped construction of the pipeline within 20 miles east and west of Lake Oahe. Construction of the pipeline continues as planned on the rest of the pipeline. Those against the pipeline are willing to stay as long as they…

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The Dakota Access Pipeline is the protest that needs attention but is getting none.

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The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe continues to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. The $3.78 billion pipeline is being built by Dakota Access, LLC, a unit of Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners. The pipeline that can push up to 570,000 gallons of crude oil per day. The Iowa Utilities Board granted eminent domain to Energy Transfer Partners.…

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