The NoDAPL Fight Continues in Efforts to Stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

The NoDAPL battle continues as Energy Transfer Partner (ETP) seeks to build the Bayou Bridge pipeline. The Bayou Bridge pipeline is 162.5-mile crude oil pipeline that would run from Lake Charles to St. James, Louisiana.  The pipeline is the final stage to bring fracked-oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota to Louisiana for export. Continue reading

Dept of Justice Affirms Lake Oahe DAPL permit on-hold while it addresses concerns from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Bismark, N.D.-  U.S. Justice Department spokesman Wyn Hornbuckle reiterated via email today that the Army will not issue a permit for the Dakota Access pipeline [DAPL] to cross Lake Oahe while it examines the issues raised by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Continue reading

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Washington state tribes gather to oppose Dakota Access Pipeline: Tribes ask that sovereign rights be honored

CANNON BALL, North Dakota——The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and eight Washington state tribes gathered along the banks of the Cannonball River to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would run through Standing Rock’s ancestral homelands. The tribes urged the United States District Court to rule in favor of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s request to issue an injunction that stops construction of the pipeline until the Tribe’s waters and cultural resources are protected. Continue reading