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The Dakota Access Pipeline Company Shouldn’t Have to Pay for the Misconduct of #NoDAPL Protesters

The Dakota Access Pipeline Company Shouldn’t Have to Pay for the Misconduct of #NoDAPL Protesters

As of March 6 the cost of the #NoDAPL protests to North Dakota’s state and local governments was over $38 million. According to the Associated Press, state officials “appear poised to go after the U.S. government” to recoup that costs. The the AP notes that, at one point, Energy Transfer Partners (the company behind the

Source: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Requested Fee to Allow Pipeline Prior to #NoDAPL Protests UPDATE: ETP Denies

See update below One of the most persistent rumors around the #NoDAPL protests is that the tribe is motivated less by some pure desire to protect the environment and/or sacred Native American lands but by money. Specifically, that the tribe wanted money from the pipeline company and didn’t get it, so now they’re protesting. I’ve

Audio: Dakota Access Pipeline CEO Kelcy Warren Says “We Feel Horrible for the Residents of North Dakota”

On my radio show today I had an interview with Kelcy Warren, CEO of Energy Trans Partners which is the company currently trying to build the Dakota Access Pipeline. I asked Warren about the impact the often violent, often unlawful protests against the pipeline have had on North Dakota. “We feel horrible for the residents

Obama Administration’s Decision on the Dakota Access Pipeline Is Imminent

It’s been 63 days since President Barack Obama responded to a decision by federal Judge James Boasberg (an Obama appointee, ironically enough) to reject legal arguments against the Dakota Access Pipeline by withdrawing an easement for crossing the Lake Oahe reservoir the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had already decided to grant. Yesterday Boasberg held

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