Native Activist to Plea 'Necessity Defense' on #NoDAPL Felony Riot Charge
Standing Rock Sioux tribe member Chase Iron Eyes will argue that the Dakota Access Pipeline’s negative impact on Native communities justified his actions during the protests.
Company Behind DAPL Removes Private Security Firm From Site
Energy Transfer Partners spokesperson: “We continue to have security measures in place in North Dakota, just no longer need boots on the ground.”
New Louisiana Anti-Pipeline Camp Increases Security by Requiring Water Protector Application
The vetting process is intended to keep out infiltrators and protect camp occupiers.
ICYMI: Prayer and Resistance Camp Launches in Louisiana to Challenge Pipeline Connected to DAPL
The Bayou Bridge Pipeline would transport North Dakota’s crude oil to refineries and facilities in Louisiana.
UPDATE: Judge Likely to Make Decision on DAPL Operations in September
A U.S. District Court judge will hear arguments from both sides throughout the summer.
REPORT: Bank Investments in Fossil Fuels Threaten Climate Change Goals
A new report finds that with $87 billion going toward the fossil fuel industry last year, banks are funding the possible failure of the Paris Agreement.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Gains Ground in Dakota Access Court Case
The Army Corps of Engineers did not “adequately consider the impacts of an oil spill on fishing rights, hunting rights or environmental justice,” per the court order.
Report Outlines How Federal Agencies Can Improve Tribal Consultation
But none of it is enforceable.
Report Claims the Company Behind DAPL Tried to Sabotage the Movement
The Dakota Access Pipeline developer used counterterrorism tactics to monitor and surveil pipeline protestors, says a new investigative article.
Company Behind Dakota Access In Spotlight for Numerous Pipeline Incidents
The Dakota Access Pipeline has already had three spills; the Rover Pipeline is facing litigation over incidents, too.
U.S. Bank Pulls Funds from All Oil and Gas Pipeline Construction
The financial institution is, instead, prioritizing solar and wind.
#NoDAPL Camps Move to Iowa Where Legal Battle Continues
Landowners argue that the Iowa Utilities Board wrongfully took their land via eminent domain.
Dakota Access Pipeline Sees Its First Spill
The 1,172-mile long crude oil pipeline is not yet operational.
ICYMI: North Dakota Court Closes 47 Cases Relating to DAPL Protests
However, no felony charges were dropped.
Montana Tribes Want Keystone XL Away From Their Drinking Water
The 1,179-mile long pipeline is set to cross west of their reservation.
Energy Interests Contributed $7 Million+ to Trump's Inauguration
Since taking office, the president has repealed many regulations impacting the fossil fuel industry.
READ: In New Jersey, A New Pipeline Battle Is Brewing
The Pilgrim Pipeline is slated to run through the Ramapough Lenape Nation’s territory—though the tribe is preparing to fight it.
Company Behind Dakota Access Pipeline Wins Legal Right To Keep Spill Risks From the Public
This ruling came as a result of the pipeline being damaged last month.
READ: North Dakota Sheriff Expects Nebraska to Become the Next Standing Rock in Keystone XL Fight
The officer who oversaw the confrontations at Standing Rock intends to meet and talk with law enforcement in the state.
This 'Fixed' Pepsi Ad Shows How #NoDAPL Water Protectors Would Have Directed It
There’s no celebrity with a soda can, but plenty of honest images of what can happen during a protest.