February 01, 2017
US Army Gets The Green Light For Dakota Access Pipeline
Despite months of protests under extreme conditions and international outrage, the US Army has been ordered to allow the construction of the final section of the North Dakota Pipeline. This is another piece of news that isn’t exactly surprising– President Trump, after all, recently signed an executive order giving his support for the pipeline. But North Dakota Senator John Hoeven’s announcement is still a major blow to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe that will lose sacred sites and possibly their water supplies from this construction. Representatives of the Standing Rock community have vowed legal action to stop it.
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