dakota access pipeline Archive
A number of climate change and indigenous land rights activists were arrested today following an attempt to shut off five major oil pipelines from Canada.
Together, the lines targeted in this protest can carry up to 2.8 million barrels of oil each day, representing about 15 percent of our daily oil consumption in the United States.
Courtesy Climate Direct Action
From the …
Seems unarmed, peaceful protestors were tear gassed, threatened at gun point, and arrested today. Here is another video of the same event.
I don’t know anything about the source of these videos. Perhaps we’ll get some info in the comments.
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September 9, 2016
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Protesters demonstrate against the Energy Transfer Partners’ Dakota Access oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S. September 9, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen The United States government today ordered a temporary halt to construction of a stretch of North Dakota oil pipeline that has been the focus of a sustained and growing occupation protest by Native Americans and environmental activists. …