28 Feb '17, 10pm

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By some accounts, the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline now looks unwinnable. Standing Rock became a ghost town last week after police raided and razed the prayer camp that once hosted thousands of water protectors. Earlier this month, the Trump administration fast-tracked approval to build the final section of the pipeline and cancelled the environmental impact statement ordered by President Obama. Construction is nearing completion and oil could flow through the pipeline as early as March 6 . For the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, time is running out — fast. The Sioux’s best shot at stopping Dakota Access now lies in court. It may be a long shot, but a legal win is still possible, some advocates say. A legal challenge filed by the tribe on Feb. 14 charges pipeline builder Dakota Access, LLC, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with a range of environmental, cultural,...

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grist.org 28 Feb '17, 10pm

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Trump is coming for your clean water.

grist.org 28 Feb '17, 7pm

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This week in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe litigation:

This week in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe liti...

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This past week saw several developments in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's legal fight to protect its drinking water, sacr...

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grist.org 28 Feb '17, 7pm

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Leader of Standing Rock Sioux: “This Movement Has Been Special”: DesmogBlog https://t.co/RdYiWUTcWl

Leader of Standing Rock Sioux: “This Movement H...

desmogblog.com 21 Feb '17, 11pm

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10 Arrested as Deadline to Evacuate Dakota Acce...

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The deadline set by North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum for evacuating the Cannon Ball Dakota Access Pipeline protest site passe...

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grist.org 01 Mar '17, 11pm

This story was originally published by the Huffington Post and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboratio...

Oil could start flowing next week from DAPL, mo...

grist.org 08 Mar '17, 9pm

Oil could flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline as early as next week. On Tuesday, a U.S. district judge denied a motion...

Big oil just got a pass on methane reporting.

grist.org 03 Mar '17, 8pm

Big oil just got a pass on methane reporting. The EPA thumbed its nose at another Obama-era environmental rule, withdrawin...

Oil Lobbyists Use Three State Governors as Puppets for Dakota Access Pipeline

Oil Lobbyists Use Three State Governors as Pupp...

desmogblog.com 23 Feb '17, 2pm

This is a guest post by Jesse Coleman of Greenpeace US , originally published on Huffington Post The Governors of three st...

Standing Rock is burning.

grist.org 23 Feb '17, 9pm

About 150 people voluntarily left the last occupied resistance camp by Wednesday at 2:00 p.m., the state-issued deadline t...

Oil could flow through the Dakota Access Pipeli...

grist.org 08 Mar '17, 8pm

Oil could flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline as early as next week. On Tuesday, a U.S. district judge denied a motion...