Tag Archives: North Dakota

TransCanada Keystone Pipeline Spills Over 200,000 Gallons Of Oil In South Dakota

On Thursday morning TransCanada’s Keystone Pipeline reportedly spilled 210,000 gallons of oil in Marshall County, South Dakota The leak was detected around 5:45 am after TransCanada noticed a loss of pressure According to the company, the spill was “completely isolated” within fifteen minutes The massive spill comes as TransCanada awaits approval for the Keystone XL from Nebraska As TransCanada waits ...

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Makwa Initiative: How You Can Help The Line 3 Frontline Resistance

The Makwa Initiative has become the frontline resistance camp against Enbridge’s Line 3 Replacement Program Enbridge plans to replace the Line 3 Pipeline and abandon the current pipe where it lays The Makwa Camp was formed in August as a sign of resistance against the Line 3 project Two member’s of the camp were arrested on Wednesday during a lockdown ...

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Dakota Access Pipeline Owners Sue Greenpeace And Other Environmental Groups

Dakota Access Pipeline owners sue Greenpeace along with other environmental groups Earth First!, BankTrack, Red Warrior, along with other groups are named in the lawsuit Energy Transfer Partners claim the environmental groups as “eco-terrorists” that are using certain events for personal gain Resolute Forest Products filed a similar lawsuit against Greenpeace in May of 2016 The company behind the controversial ...

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Federal Government Denies North Dakota Reimbursement For DAPL Protests

The federal government denied a $38 million reimbursement request from Governor Doug Burgum for the eight month long protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline Spokesperson for Burgum said on Wednesday that the disaster declaration submitted in April was denied weeks later $20 million of the requested $38 million is said to have gone to law enforcement salaries and overtime The ...

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Dakota Access Security Guard Kyle Thompson Speaks Out

Dakota Access Pipeline hired security guard Kyle Thompson speaks out Thompson was involved in an armed standoff with water protectors on October 27, 2016 in Cannon Ball, North Dakota The former project manager for Leighton Security Services spoke with Myron Dewey, founder of Digital Smoke Signals Three water protectors were arrested for pushing Thompson’s truck off the road on October ...

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Standing Rock Drone Pilot Myron Dewey Begins Jury Trial Next Week

Standing Rock Drone Pilot Myron Dewey Begins Jury Trial For Stalking On July 12, 2017 Dewey is the founder of Digital Smoke Signals A criminal complaint claims Dewey was “stalking” two private security officers on October 8, 2016 with his drone The private security officers claim that they “feared for their lives and the lives of their families'” If convicted ...

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Victory In North Dakota After Prolific The Rapper Found Not Guilty

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 Turgeon announced the not guilty ...

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

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 discovered that the controversial Dakota ...

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