A court ruled this morning that the Dakota Access Pipeline must be emptied by Aug. 5. This decision comes after years of protesting by members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. In March, U.S. District Judge James Boasberg sided with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to strike down federal permits for the pipeline. The court […]
The Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday that it would not permit the Dakota Access Pipeline to be drilled under Lake Oahe and will look for alternative routes, granting water protectors a “brief respite” in their months-long protest.