A year ago, protest camps near North Dakota's Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation swelled with thousands of people intent on stopping the Dakota Access pipeline. Today, the camps are gone … Click to Continue »
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will receive a $4.9 million grant for a tribal veterans cemetery near Fort Yates. The money comes from the Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery … Click to Continue »
The wife of a former Standing Rock Sioux tribal leader convicted of sexually abusing a girl has agreed to plead guilty to failing to report the abuse. The Bismarck Tribune … Click to Continue »
A federal judge has ordered another review of whether the already-operating Dakota Access pipeline might unfairly affect the Standing Rock Sioux. It's uncertain how the process will unfold, but there … Click to Continue »
Activists gathered in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Wednesday as they appeared before a federal judge in a status hearing in their case against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Earthjustice: The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe's drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing...Show More Summary
“When we first entered into this, we understood the history, we knew the facts, we knew the laws. We still have to bring it all up. [...] Just because [the situation] is legally right, it’s morally and ethically wrong. What happenedShow More Summary
Injustice has been a common theme of the Standing Rock Sioux's battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline, as they faced fines, water cannons in sub-zero temperatures, and eviction at gunpoint. But the tribe said this week they just won a 'significant victory' in court that could be a game-changer. Show More Summary
Federal Judge James Boasberg ruled in favor of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe yesterday (June 14), handing the tribe its first legal victory in its battle against the Dakota Access pipeline. The post The Dakota Access Pipeline Was Just Delayed Again – but Don’t Celebrate Yet was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
The Standing Rock Sioux and the Cheyenne River Sioux won major ground in their lawsuit against the US Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday, when the court ruled that environmental impacts must be considered in any permitting process for the Dakota Access Pipeline. They won on other grounds, as well, but it won't close down the pipeline today.
In a decision the Standing Rock Sioux and its supporters lauded as a potential turning point, a federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to conduct additional environmental reviews of the Dakota Access pipeline, renewing the possibility the line could be shuttered at a later date. The...
While the decision is a victory for Standing Rock Sioux tribe and other environmental activists, it does not stop operations for the 1,170-mile pipeline. Continue reading ? The post Judge questions Dakota Access Pipeline permits, prompting review appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
by Ana Sofia Knauf A win for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe: A federal judge called for an environmental review of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline on Wednesday. SB Federal Judge Rejects Dakota Access Pipeline Permits: United States District Court Judge James Boasberg ruled Wednesday that the oil pipeline requires further environmental review. Show More Summary
The judge said the Army Corps did not adequately consider the effects of a possible oil spill on the fishing and hunting rights of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.
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Click here for reuse options! The tribe was awarded $250,000 to support its movement toward sustainable energy. For the past year, members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe have relentlessly resisted construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline across their native lands. Show More Summary
As people nationwide rallied last year to support the Standing Rock Sioux’s attempts to block the Dakota Access Pipeline, a private security firm with experience fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan launched an intrusive military-style surveillance and counterintelligence campaign against the activists...
"Just because the oil is flowing now doesn't mean that it can't be stopped," said Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault II. Tribes and environmental groups have fought against the pipeline.
Standing Rock Chairman David Archambault scuffles with law enforcement officers during a #NoDAPL protest in August 2016. Photo via Twitter Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman David Archambault, along with tribal council member Dana Yellow Fat, were on trial in Bismarck today over disorderly conduct charges related to the #NoDAPL protests. Show More Summary
This story was originally published by Reveal and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. As police in riot gear swept the last protesters from camps near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in late February, two dozen men and women arrived in this small ranching and lumber town 1,200 miles to the northwest. Show More Summary