Judge Rules Thousands Of Disputed DAPL Documents Are Public Records

By Blake Nicholson, KPVI. -

A state judge has ruled that thousands of documents related to security during the construction in North Dakota of the heavily protested Dakota Access Pipeline are public and subject to the [...]

Ruby Montoya Seeks To Withdraw Guilty Plea

By Ryan Fatica, Unicorn Riot. -

On August 26, admitted Dakota Access Pipeline saboteur Ruby Montoya filed a motion in federal court seeking to withdraw her guilty plea, claiming she was coerced into signing it by her previous [...]

Standing Rock Lakota Youth Call For Biden To Shut Down Dakota Access Pipeline

By Last Real Indians. -

Standing Rock - Today, Lakota youth from the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River tribal nations announced a plan to run over 93 miles back to the Oceti Sakowin Camp site to call on President Biden [...]

‘People Are Still Putting Their Bodies On The Line To Stop This Pipeline’

By Joseph Bullington, In These Times. -

Bias lived in the anti-pipeline camps for five months and got sev­en state mis­de­meanor charges of their own. Bias has been deal­ing with the gen­er­al legal after­math of Stand­ing Rock ever [...]

DAPL Shutdown? ‘We Have Not Yet Taken Any Steps’

By Kolby KickingWoman,  Indian Country Today -

The owner of the Dakota Access oil pipeline is accepting shipments for next month despite a judge’s ruling ordering it to shut down and remove all oil by Aug. 5, according to media reports. In a [...]

Federal Judge Orders Dakota Access Pipeline Shut Down

By Amy R. Sisk, The Bismark Tribune. -

The Dakota Access Pipeline must be shut down and emptied of oil within 30 days while a lengthy environmental review of the project is conducted, a federal judge ruled Monday. The move was [...]

Two Women Face 110 Years In Prison For Attempting To Sabotage The Dakota Access Pipeline

By Ruth Milka, Nationofchange.org -

Two Catholic worker activists have been indicted on charges for their efforts to try and stop the Dakota Access pipeline. If found guilty, the women face up to 110 years in prison as well as [...]

Infrared Aerial Surveillance Used At Standing Rock To Monitor And Track Protesters

By Andrew Neef, Unicorn Riot -

For months, the North Dakota Highway Patrol flew daily surveillance flights over the protesters’ camps and used forward-looking infrared (FLIR) cameras to gather real-time geo-spatial [...]

Dakota Access Pipeline Company Is Abusing The Judicial System To Silence Dissent

By Nicola Morrow, ACLU -

In a win for free speech, a federal court in North Dakota recently dismissed a baseless $900 million lawsuit brought by the Dakota Access Pipeline company against Greenpeace and a number of [...]

Energy Transfer, Banks Lost Billions By Ignoring Early Dakota Access Pipeline Concerns

By Sharon Kelly, Desmogblog.com -

Roughly four years ago, Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) filed a federal application to build a 1,172 mile oil pipeline from North Dakota’s Bakken shale across the U.S. to Illinois at a projected [...]

Tribe Says Army Corps Stonewalling On Dakota Access Pipeline Report, Oil Spill Risk

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is defending its claim that the Dakota Access pipeline has no significant environmental impact, but it issued only a brief summary of its court-ordered [...]

U.S. Army Corps Releases Decision On The Dakota Access Pipeline, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Responds

By Staff, Lastrealindians.com -

Mike Faith, Jr., Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, issued this statement: “The Army Corps’ decision to rubberstamp its illegal and flawed permit for DAPL will not stand. “A federal judge [...]

Trump Administration Delays Dakota Access Pipeline Decision Again

By Staff, Indianz.com -

The Trump administration is once again delaying a revised decision on the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. In a status report filed in federal court on Tuesday, the U.S. Army Corps of [...]

The Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Sparked Indigenous Pipeline Resistance

By Dan Kraker , Julie Siple , Cody Nelson , and Bill Wareham, Mprnews.org -

A couple summers ago, Alexander Good Cane Milk was a high school dropout, working at an Arby's in South Dakota, just outside the Yankton Sioux Reservation. Life was going nowhere, and it had been [...]

Standing Rock: Dakota Access Pipeline Leak Technology Can’t Detect All Spills

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

Nine months after oil starting flowing through the Dakota Access pipeline, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe continues to fight the controversial project, which passes under the Missouri River just [...]