Environmental

Law enforcement allow limited items to be retrieved from frontline camp

Personal possessions, tipis, vehicles and sacred items were left behind following Thursday’s arrests in North Dakota Law enforcement made an agreement allowing 9 people and 3 vehicles to enter the frontline camp area to retrieve tipis No personal possessions, or vehicles are allowed to be retrieved from the area Part of the agreement was that media could not go along for ...

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Dakota Access security guard dresses as protester armed with an AR-15

A Dakota Access security guard armed with an AR-15 was removed by BIA during Thursday’s conflict The man was said to almost hit several people as he sped towards the Oceti Sakowin camp A Dakota Access security badge was found in the man’s truck Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier said the man most likely had the weapon “more or less in ...

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Images from Iowa show arrests stemming across the Dakota Access.

The stand against the Dakota Access continues in Iowa. Arrests have been made in Iowa and other areas against those opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline. Those locking themselves to equipment are facing theft charges for halting construction. Iowa has even less media attention than North Dakota. Aside from the brief mainstream media attention brought on the Dakota Access Pipeline by ...

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Does Oklahoma really have a “Oilfield Prayer Day?”

Last month Governor Mary Fallin made October 13 Oilfield Prayer Day. Fallin’s first proclamation caused anger after it appeared the day was only for Christians. Fallin has since welcomed all religions to join in Oilfield Prayer Day. The oil and gas industry is struggling in Oklahoma, leading to the loss of tens of thousands of jobs. Does Oklahoma have an ...

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Active construction of Dakota Access continues to be stopped by peaceful demonstrations.

Cannon Ball, North Dakota (via – The Indigenous Environmental Network) – On Monday, North Dakota news outlet WDAY-TV published a report on a #NoDAPL action in North Dakota that occurred the day prior. The report alleges a private security guard was “assaulted” and “carried by” protesters at a Dakota Access construction site. There is no proof of the incident – the hundreds of photos ...

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