In Spring 2016, the Energy Transfer Partners’ Dakota Access Pipeline was approved. This is a $3.7 billion investment to transport 470,000 barrels of crude oil a day through four states. The Native American people of Standing Rock, North Dakota are protesting under the pretenses of it destroying the environment, hurting their economy, jeopardizing their health, and more. However, the protesters have been subjected to many obstacles that have attempted... READ MORE »»
Native Americans successfully protested the construction of the Keystone Pipeline through their reservation.
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