Environmental

Rusty patch bumblebees recommended to be an endangered species.

US Fish and Wildlife Service recommended rusty patched bumblebees be considered as an endangered species. The species of bee is said to have vanished from 90% of their historic range in the last 20-years. Multiple problems are causing bumblebees around the nation to vanish. In Canada the rusty patched bumblebee is already on the endangered species list. Rusty patch bumblebees ...

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Sacred Burial Ground in North Dakota sold to Dakota Access.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe announce sacred burial ground sold to Dakota Access. The announcement comes after thousands came nto North Dakota to stand against Dakota Access. Paperwork was finalized yesterday and money has already been transferred for the sale of the land. Dakota Access is now pulling similar tactics in Texas that they used in North Dakota. An area of ...

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Major oil spill in Alabama is receiving no media attention.

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 the fourth largest spill in ...

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

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 pipeline itself continues to grow. ...

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22 arrested in No DAPL lockdown in North Dakota.

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 that lockdowns occurred in two ...

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Dakota Access remove 27 pieces of equipment from North Dakota.

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 assistance of local law enforcement ...

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The battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline continues.

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 have to. As the stand ...

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