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  • Two Indicted For Sabotaging Dakota Access Pipeline

    October 2, 2019
    Des Moines, IA – Two environmental activists, Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for charges related to acts of sabotage against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in 2016 and 2017. The two are charged with “one count of…...
  • Direct Actions Continue to Stop DAPL Construction in Iowa and North Dakota

    October 16, 2016
    Lee County, IA & Morton County, ND – During the weekend of Saturday, October 15th, direct actions to stop construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline continued in both Iowa and North Dakota. Around noon on Friday, October 14th, Cameron Kennedy, 27, of Minneapolis, locked himself…...
  • Lockdown Stops DAPL Construction in Iowa, 3 Arrested, Including Unicorn Riot Journalist

    October 13, 2016
    Lee County, IA – Early Wednesday afternoon, a group of water protectors entered a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site where earth was being cleared. This is a different site than the drill bore area near the Mississippi River, where most actions in Iowa have taken…...
  • Iowa Water Protectors Blockade DAPL Drill Site Twice in 24 Hours

    October 9, 2016
    Lee County, IA – During two different direct actions on October 8th, water protectors blocked an access road leading to a Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) construction site where a horizontal directional drill is being used to bore under the Mississippi River. Early in the afternoon,…...
  • 6 Arrested in Iowa #NoDAPL Action, Including Unicorn Riot Journalist

    October 7, 2016
    Sandusky, IA – Six people, including a Unicorn Riot journalist, were arrested during a direct action that halted construction crews for hours from boring underneath the Mississippi River to lay the Dakota Access Pipeline.   Mississippi Stand – Lee County, IA October 7th, 2016 from…...