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

By Phil McKenna, -

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 [...]

Dakota Access Pipeline Corp Paid For Conspiracy Lawsuit Against Opponents

By Alleen Brown, Will Parrish, and Alice Speri, -

By Alleen Brown, Will Parrish, and Alice Speri for The Intercept - THE PRIVATE SECURITY firm TigerSwan, hired by Energy Transfer Partners to protect the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, was [...]

Chase Iron Eyes Pleads Necessity Defense Against #NoDPL Riot Charge

By Sameer Rao, -

By Sameer Rao for Color Lines. Native attorney and activist Chase Iron Eyes believes that the Dakota Access Pipeline’s (DAPL) attack on his ancestral homeland justified his and other water [...]

Sami People Persuade Norway Pension Fund To Divest From Dakota Access

By Rachel Fixsen, -

By Rachel Fixsen for The Guardian - In an act of international solidarity between indigenous peoples, the Sami parliament in Norway has persuaded the country’s second largest pension fund to [...]

Santa Barbara Votes To Divest From Banks Funding Dakota Access Pipeline

Grace Feldmann and Emiliano Campobello, -

By Grace Feldmann and Emiliano Campobello for Last Real Indians - SANTA BARBARA, California / village of Syuxtun—9/19/17, Santa Barbara City Council voted to proceed toward divesting over $40 [...]

Trump Sues Greenpeace Over Dakota Access In Racketeering Case

By Steve Horn, -

By Steve Horn for Desmog Blog - Energy Transfer Partners, owner of the Dakota Access pipeline, has filed a $300 million Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) lawsuit against [...]

No DAPL Activists Home Searched By Federal Agents In Iowa

By Staff, -

By Staff of Mississippi Stand. This morning on August 11, before the sun spoke, over 30 unidentified agents entered the Berrigan House of the Des Moines Catholic Worker, related to a federal [...]

Two Women Claim Responsibility For DAPL Fires And Valve Destruction

By Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya, -

By Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya for Earth First Journal - The Dakota Access Pipeline is an issue that affects this entire nation and the people that are subject to its rule. With DAPL we [...]

Emails Show Iraq War PR Alums Led Attempt To Discredit Dakota Access Protesters

By Steve Horn, -

By Steve Horn for Desmog - Behind the scenes, as law enforcement officials tried to stem protests against the Dakota Access pipeline, alumni from the George W. Bush White House were leading a [...]

Security Firm’s Adviser Led Military Intelligence Efforts For LA Riots

By Steve Horn and Curtis Waltman, -

By Steve Horn and Curtis Waltman for Desmog - Retired Major General James “Spider” Marks chairs the advisory board for TigerSwan, a private security firm hired by Energy Transfer Partners to help [...]

The Company Behind Dakota Access Pipeline Has Another Big Problem In Ohio

By Catherine Traywick, -

By Catherine Traywick for Bloomberg - The year began with optimism for Rover. The 2016 election landed friends of Energy Transfer in high places. Former Texas Governor Rick Perry was a company [...]

Fight Against DAPL Continues Inside And Outside Federal Courthouse

By Emma Niles, -

By Emma Niles for Truth Dig - Activists opposing the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) made a strong showing of support Wednesday outside a courthouse in Washington, D.C. The self-described “water [...]

Victory For Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

By Jan Hasselman and Phillip Ellis, -

By Jan Hasselman and Phillip Ellis for Earth Justice - The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from [...]

Dakota Access Pipeline Is Already Springing Leaks

By Alexandra Jacobo, -

By Alexandra Jacobo for Nation of Change - The yet to be completed, controversial Dakota Access Pipeline has leaked more than 100 gallons of oil already. The pipeline sprang two separate leaks in [...]

Dakota Pipeline Builder Under Fire For Ohio Spill: 8 Violations In 7 Weeks

By Zahra Hirji, -

By Zahra Hirji for Inside Climate News - U.S. regulators halted construction at new sites on an Ohio pipeline after several million gallons of drilling mud coated important state wetlands. Energy [...]