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Maybe the Dakota Access Pipeline Can Also Result in North Dakota’s Dumb Corporate Farming Ban Getting Struck Down

Maybe the Dakota Access Pipeline Can Also Result in North Dakota’s Dumb Corporate Farming Ban Getting Struck Down

In the fall of 2016, at the height of the violent left wing protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline, Dean Meyer sold the historic Cannonball Ranch to Dakota Access LLC, the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline. The pipeline crosses the ranch, and the construction on that property at the time was a major target of

Read It: Dakota Access Letter Justifies Cannonball Ranch Purchase to North Dakota Attorney General

UPDATE: Originally this post linked to the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 as the one #NoDAPL protesters were citing as justification for trespassing. It was actually the 1851 Fort Laramie Treaty. I’ve corrected the post to reflect that. Back in September the rancher who owns the historic Cannonball Ranch sold it to the company trying to

Objections to Cannonball Ranch Sale Are Why North Dakota’s Corporate Farming Ban Needs to Be Scrapped

Last week rancher David Meyer, apparently fed up with protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline on his land, sold some 6,000 acres of the historic Cannonball Ranch to the pipeline company. “It’s a beautiful ranch, but I just wanted out,” he told the folks at KXNews. In response former Agriculture Commissioner Sarah Vogel said the

UPDATED: Landowner Sells Land Used for #NoDAPL Protests to Pipeline Company: “I Just Wanted Out”

The #NoDAPL protesters working to block the Dakota Access Pipeline haven’t camped on the land of the historic Cannonball Ranch (see this link for backstory on this property), but at least some of the protest activities have taken place there. Apparently land owner David Meyer is fed up with it. “It’s a beautiful ranch, but I

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