Tag: Dakota Access Pipeline

Dakota Access Pipeline company sues Greenpeace under RICO Act

Dakota Access Pipeline company sues Greenpeace under RICO Act

Lawsuit alleges donations were used to fund lucrative drug trafficking scheme inside demonstrator camps The company behind the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline which drew protester camps and controversy has filed a federal lawsuit in North Dakota against Greenpeace International and other organizations and individuals, according to a press release. Energy Transfer Partners LP is built the $3.8 […]

By August 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Coming to a town near you? Pipeline protesters environmental destruction

Coming to a town near you? Pipeline protesters environmental destruction

Pipelines projects are response to increased consumption of domestically produced oil, natural gas across the country by Nicole Jacobs, EnergyInDepth The latest craze for the Keep It in the Ground (KIITG) movement is setting up camps along proposed pipelines routes in an effort to delay or halt the projects — the most infamous of these […]

At Dakota Access Pipeline protest, activists gird for fight ahead

At Dakota Access Pipeline protest, activists gird for fight ahead

Energy Transfer says it will finish Dakota Access Pipeline By Ernest Scheyder and Terray Sylvester CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters in North Dakota celebrated the federal government’s ruling against the Dakota Access Pipeline but girded for a protracted struggle as President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team said on Monday it supports the project […]

By December 6, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Dakota Access easement denied by Army engineers – reports

Dakota Access easement denied by Army engineers – reports

President-Elect Donald Trump has voiced support for Dakota Access, suggesting denial may not stand Update @ 2:45 p.m. Mountain: “Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will not be granting the easement to cross Lake Oahe for the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline,” the Standing Rock Sious tribe said in a statement. “Instead, the […]

Jim Carr’s promise to unleash police on violent Trans Mountain protesters not same as Standing Rock response

Jim Carr’s promise to unleash police on violent Trans Mountain protesters not same as Standing Rock response

Carr pledged Canadian government will encourage peaceful Trans Mountain dissent, but prosecute law-breakers A few days ago in Alberta, Jim Carr warned that law breaking protesters upset over the construction of the Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline will be met with the full force of Canadian law, perhaps enforced by the military, if necessary. Opponents of the recently […]

Standing Rock is becoming international symbol of resistance to energy infrastructure projects

Standing Rock is becoming international symbol of resistance to energy infrastructure projects

Standing Rock isn’t about Dakota Access pipeline, it’s about short-sighted oil and gas industry strategy Here’s the problem with treating pipeline protests like an “ongoing riot”: What if they never stop? What if the more protesters police arrest, the more protesters join the fray until the dispute becomes a festering tire fire that burns forever? And what if […]

By November 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Activists turn to Dakota Access pipeline when they can’t stop fracking

Activists turn to Dakota Access pipeline when they can’t stop fracking

Appalachia Resist is opposed to “fracking, injection wells, barging of frack waste on Ohio River By Jackie Stewart, EnergyInDepth A very small group of protesters made a spectacle of themselves in front of Ohio Governor Kasich’s office this week, with one activist going as far as to park a van in the middle of a […]

By November 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Dakota Access protesters force closure of North Dakota state capitol building

Dakota Access protesters force closure of North Dakota state capitol building

Two dozen Dakota Access protesters at ND capital building By Ernest Scheyder Nov 14 (Reuters) – North Dakota’s Highway Patrol locked the state capitol building in Bismarck on Monday as more than two dozen Dakota Access protesters gathered to protest the contentious pipeline, local media reported. It comes as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

By November 14, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Protesters briefly block work yard at Dakota Access pipeline

Protesters briefly block work yard at Dakota Access pipeline

Latest demonstration took place day after nearly 40 people were arrested on Friday at construction site By Gina Cherelus (Reuters) – Protesters against the Dakota Access oil pipeline briefly blocked two entrances to a pipeline work yard in a rural North Dakota town early on Saturday morning, causing workers to leave the area, police said. […]

By November 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Decision on Dakota Access pipeline due in next few days

Decision on Dakota Access pipeline due in next few days

“Construction is complete in North Dakota, except for bore under the lake, so there is nothing for them to stop.” – ETP By Stephanie Keith MANDAN, N.D. (Reuters) – A decision on whether the Dakota Access Pipeline will be allowed to tunnel under a lake near sacred tribal lands in North Dakota will come in […]

By November 11, 2016 0 Comments Read More →