North Dakota Oil Pipeline Spills An Estimated 176,000 Gallons. Riot Police Injure Over 100 People Defending Standing Rock Burial Grounds — Sacred Stone Camp - Iŋyaŋ Wakháŋagapi Othí. Police continue to monitor throughout the nights.
High powered flood lights have been posted all along the hills surrounding DAPL’s drill pad where they intend to drill under the Missouri River. The pad has been fortified with concrete walls and razor wire as the company works around the clock. Faced With Massive Opposition to Dakota Access, Banks Could Still Pull Out by Bill McKibben. Most Americans live far from the path of the Dakota Access pipeline—they won’t be able to visit the encampments on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation where representatives of more than 200 tribes have come together in the most dramatic show of force of this environmental moment.
They won’t be able to participate in the daily nonviolent battle along the Missouri River against a $3.7 billion infrastructure project that threatens precious water and myriad sacred sites, not to mention the planet’s unraveling climate. But most of us live near a bank. Media Blackout: ABC, NBC Still Refuse to Air Single Word About Dakota Access Protests. North Dakota — I didn’t want to be right last month when I predicted the media’s blackout of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protests after the blockade first started generating a buzz on social media — but I was.
According to media watchdog Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), ABC and NBC News have yet to broadcast a single mention of the DAPL protests, which have brought the $3.8 billion oil pipeline project at the Sacred Stone Camp in North Dakota to a halt. FAIR searched the Nexis news database, which tracks media coverage, and found these so-called news outlets haven’t covered the DAPL controversy at all. Untitled. Protests over development of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in North Dakota led to more than 125 arrests and a highway blockade over the weekend, as pipeline opponents claimed “unceded territory” in the direct path of construction.
Meanwhile, local law enforcement fired on two unmanned media drones, claiming that "protesters attacked a helicopter with a drone," and that the helicopter pilot and passengers were "in fear of their lives. " The weekend developments marked a distinct heightening of tensions between self-proclaimed water protectors and law enforcement. Roadblocks went up on State Highway 1806 on Sunday, as water protectors declared eminent domain and set up a new winter camp on private land known as Cannonball Ranch.
Crossing the Fossil Fuel Industry Could Now Get You Locked Up – For Decades. North Dakota 'Riot' Charge Dropped Against NYC Reporter Amy Goodman: Gothamist. Democracy Now!
Host Amy Goodman, across the street from the Morton County courthouse in Mandan, North Dakota, where she faces a charge of rioting. (Democracy Now!) Decorated veteran New York journalist Amy Goodman appeared in court this afternoon in North Dakota to face a charge of rioting stemming from her coverage of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe-led protests against a planned oil pipeline. On Labor Day weekend, activists came across employees of the Dakota Access pipeline company bulldozing what tribal leaders have described as Sioux burial grounds and sacred cairns.
Goodman and her Democracy Now! 32 Arrested After 200 Iowa #NoDAPL Protesters Dismantle Security Fence in Bid to Disrupt Pipeline Drilling. MONTROSE, Iowa — On Saturday, October 1, more than two hundred water protectors marched from the banks of the Mississippi River through a timbered woodland lot to a Dakota Access river boring site and tore down a security fence before being repelled by the Iowa State Patrol and the Lee County Sheriff's Department.
Thirty-two people were arrested and charged with trespassing, officials confirmed. (Photo: Courtesy of David Goodner) The protest was organized by the grassroots collective Mississippi Stand and their solidarity network across Eastern Iowa. 'Dreamers and Warriors' Unite For Global Day of Protest Against Dakota Access. People across the nation—and world—on Tuesday are taking to the streets in an outpouring of solidarity for the tribal fight against the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL).
With more than 100 events planned for the #NoDAPL Day of Action—from Kyoto to London, from the seat of power in Washington, D.C. to Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) headquarters in Houston—tribal members, environmentalists, and supporters worldwide are joining together to call on U.S. President Barack Obama to cancel the pipeline's permits once and for all. Meanwhile, on the ground, tribal members and their allies continued to put their bodies on the line to halt construction of the 1,172-mile conduit.
Court Rejects Dakota Access Injunction, But Standing Rock Sioux Vow 'This is Not The End' A U.S. federal court of appeals ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe late Sunday evening and denied its request for an emergency injunction against the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.
"This fight is far from over. "—Tom Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network. The Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to U.S. Court of Appeals Injunction Denial to Halt DAPL Construction within 20 Miles of Missouri River. CENSORED NEWS: US Appeals Court denies injunction to halt DAPL construction. U.S.
Court of Appeals denies injunction that would have halted construction during appeal process Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will continue fight against pipeline despite court setback.