BREAKING: Dakota Access Pipeline Construction stopped again

Keokuk, IA – At approximately noon a water protector, Cameron Kennedy, 27, of Minneapolis locked onto the drilling waste vehicle Dakota Access Pipeline has been using to transport drilling byproduct to an unlined earthen pit near the Des Moines River on Johnson Street Road in Keokuk, Iowa. Continue reading

Water Protectors stop construction at Dakota Access Pipeline site in Keokuk

Keokuk, IA – Construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline was interrupted again today by at least two water protectors using locking devices on the drilling machine at Dakota Access’s boring site on the Mississippi River. This morning protectors successfully stopped drilling any further underneath the Mississippi. Continue reading

Sherriffs to Evict Water Protectors from Mississippi Stand Camp near Dakota Access Boring Site

Keokuk, IA – Tuesday evening as the sun set over the Mississippi river near Sandusky, Iowa, Suarez, the local Sheriff served an eviction notice to the Mississippi Stand camp where last Saturday over 200 people from local communities and across the country protested peacefully to challenge the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Energy Transfer, the company building the pipeline, is boring under the Mississippi River against the wishes of many local residents. Continue reading