Standing Rock: US denies key permit for Dakota Access pipeline, a win for tribe

Army Corps of Engineers will not grant the permit for the Dakota Access pipeline to drill under the Missouri river, handing a major win to environmental activists

Dakota Access Pipeline put on hold as government studies tribe’s concerns

In its review, the corps seeks to learn more about the risk of spills, and given those risks, whether the tribe believes the easement should be granted. The tribe has adamantly opposed the pipeline, to protect drinking water and sacred sites in its ancestral lands. Image Credit to Fibonacci Blue (Creative Commons Attribution License)

Iowa Woman Gets Arrested On Her OWN Property After DAPL Pipeline Steals Her Farm

Protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline have been ongoing for months. But usually, when you hear of people being arrested for protesting DAPL, they aren’t standing on their own property. Cyndy Coppola was arrested over the weekend while standing on the farm she and her family have owned for years in Calhoun County Iowa. According to…

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