DAPL

  • KXL Pipeline Granted Permit to Pump Tar Sands Oil Across Ogallala Aquifer

    March 25, 2017
    Washington DC, USA – TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline has been approved by United States President Donald Trump. The pipeline’s stated purpose is to ship diluted bitumen from the Canadian tar sands to refineries in the United States and then to export terminals to the broader…...
  • Dakota Access Pipeline Sabotaged in Several States, Authorities Claim

    March 22, 2017
    Mahaska County, IA & Lincoln County, SD – Authorities in both South Dakota and Iowa have confirmed that alleged acts of sabotage against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) are being investigated in both states. The Associated Press reports: Authorities in South Dakota and Iowa confirmed…...
  • Three Unicorn Riot Journalists Have #NoDAPL Arrest Charges Dropped

    March 2, 2017
    Lee County, IA & Morton County, ND – Three Unicorn Riot journalists who were arrested and charged with criminal trespassing while documenting #NoDAPL direct actions have had their charges dropped in court dates set for the first three days of March. On Wednesday, March 1,…...
  • Three Unicorn Riot Journalists Face Trial This Week From DAPL Coverage

    February 27, 2017
    Morton County, ND / Lee County, IA – A week after a heavily militarized police force evicted the main #NoDAPL encampment, three Unicorn Riot journalists are set for trial facing criminal trespass charges stemming from our fall 2016 coverage of direct actions intended to stop…...
  • Militarized Force Prepares Eviction of Main #NoDAPL Encampment

    February 22, 2017
    Cannonball, ND – After nearly a year of struggling against the Dakota Access Pipeline’s construction underneath the Missouri River, water protectors are now scheduled to be evicted from their main encampment. UPDATE Thursday, February 23rd, 11:45AM: Our full report from…...
  • Eviction Threats Loom as Hundreds Remain at #NoDAPL Camps

    February 17, 2017
    Oceti Sakowin, ND – On the morning of Thursday, February 16th, Ladonna Brave Bull Allard, Standing Rock tribal member, landowner and founder of Sacred Stone Camp, was served an eviction notice for Sacred Stone Camp by agents of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. She reportedly…...
  • Army Corps Grants Easement as Repression Continues at Standing Rock

    February 7, 2017
    Cannon Ball, ND – On February 7th, 2017, the Army Corps of Engineers stated its intent to grant an easement to Dakota Access LLC, to cross Lake Oahe with the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The easement is north of the location where tens of thousands…...
  • Hundreds of Minnesotans Protest, Take to the Streets on Trump’s Inauguration

    January 24, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN – On January 20th, 2017, multiple actions took place in protest of Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day, which included an early morning strike, a student walkout, three adjoining marches, a nighttime rally at the government center, and a breakaway march led by the Queer…...
  • Indigenous-Led Pipeline Resistance Camps Spread Across the USA

    January 15, 2017
    Direct opposition to fossil fuel extraction projects continues to spread throughout the USA. Resistance camps mirroring the #NoDAPL encampments opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) have sprung up to resist the Sabal Trail, Trans-Pecos, Comanche, AIM, and Pilgrim Pipelines. Water protectors are concerned about the …...
  • Interview: Water Protector who Scaled Vikings Stadium to Drop “US Bank DIVEST #NoDAPL” Banner

    January 5, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN – Two days after Sunday’s high-profile #NoDAPL banner drop at US Bank Stadium during the Vikings game, we spoke with one of the participants regarding the #DefundDAPL campaign that led to the 10 foot by 40 foot banner reading “US Bank DIVEST #NoDAPL”…...