Comanche Trail Pipeline

 The Franklin Mountains, which sit in El Paso, Texas, where the two pipelines will run through.

DAPL Developer Has 2 New Natural Gas Pipelines in West Texas

After months of pushback from local Native and Latinx environmentalists, the Comanche Trail and Trans-Pecos pipelines are in service. 

Campers set structures on fire in preparation of the Army Corp's 2 p.m. CT deadline to leave the Oceti Sakowin protest camp on February 22, 2017, in Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

What 4 Indigenous Women Have to Say About Standing Rock's Ongoing Fight

Authorities are clearing out the Oceti Sakowin Camp, though water protectors remain. What does the end of the largest camp mean for the movement?

Loren Kerns / Flickr

Natural Gas Pipeline Explodes in Texas

People living more than 50 miles away felt it happen.

Maya Sanchez, mayor of San Elizario, Texas.

How Two Pipeline Giants Moved Into a Small Predominantly Latinx Texas Town

Mayor Maya Sanchez of San Elizario explains how energy companies came into her city without warning.

Destiny Willcuts, 16, attached to the bulldozer (left) and her before the action (right).

Lakota Teen Arrested After Locking Herself to Pipeline Construction Equipment in Texas

Destiny Willcuts is only 16, but she’s already protected water at Standing Rock, North Dakota. Now, she’s in Texas.

Colorlines screenshot of natural gas pipeline explosion, taken from Spearman Police Department Facebook page on January 19, 2017

ICYMI: A Natural Gas Pipeline Exploded, And a Police Dashcam Caught It

This explosion follows the controversy surrounding two pipelines currently being built in the state.

 Miles of unused pipe, prepared for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, sit in a lot on October 14, 2014, outside Gascoyne, North Dakota.

Louisiana Environmentalists Rally Against Pipeline Developed by Same Company Behind DAPL

In the past weeks, Energy Transfer Partners has been served with a lawsuit and become the target of protests in both Lousiana and North Dakota. 

A water protector who has chosen to remain unnamed locks herself to a piece of construction equipment on January 12, 2017. She was not arrested.

Texas Water Protector Locks Herself to Construction Equipment

Her action was in direct opposition to the Comanche Trail Pipeline, a 195-mile long natural gas pipeline in the Texas town of San Elizario.