#DakotaPipeline Archive

#NODAPL activists arrested after trying to shut off 5 oil pipelines carrying 15% of U.S. daily oil

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 …

Dakota Pipeline decision delayed to Sept. 9, thousands of indigenous activists continue protest

In Washington today, District Judge James E. Boarsberge said he will not issue a decision on a legal challenge by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Dakota Access, LLC, the private firm behind a nearly $4 billion oil project Native people say will destroy their land and cause unprecedented damage to human, plant, and animal life in …