Standing Rock Protest News
Judge denies tribes' motion seeking to temporarily halt Dakota Access pipeline
A federal judge in Washington, D.C ., denied a last-ditch effort by the Cheyenne River Sioux and Standing Rock Sioux Tribes to halt the flow of oil through the Dakota Access pipeline on Tuesday. The ruling -- by U.S. District Court Judge James Boasberg -- means oil could be moving through the
Dakota Access company can keep some pipeline secrets
A federal judge is allowing the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to keep secret some but not all pipeline information the company believes could be useful to vandals and terrorists
Standing Rock fight comes to Washington for multi-day protest
Indigenous rights activists erected a tipi camp beside the Washington Monument in the nation’s capital Tuesday as part of a multi-day protest against the Dakota Access pipeline, as well as over other indigenous issues. “This fight isn't over,” Mike Gamms, who came in from Los Angeles, told ABC
Flint residents outraged at loss of subsidies for water they fear is still tainted
The residents of embattled Flint , Michigan, had to resume paying their full water bills today, causing outrage among many of them. The state has formally ended a program that subsidized the water bills of some Flint residents, after a public health crisis that rendered the city's water undrinkable
Meet the youth at the heart of the Standing Rock protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline
Opposition against the Dakota Access Pipeline shifted into a new phase this week after law enforcement in full riot gear evicted several protest camps that had captivated the nation for nearly a year. The clearing of the Oceti Sakowin and Rosebud camps marked a somber moment of reflection for
Authorities arrest last remaining demonstrators at pipeline protest camp
The Dakota Access pipeline protest site has been cleared after some demonstrators refused to leave Wednesday, when a deadline for evacuation passed.
Trump administration withdrew legal memo that found 'ample legal justification' to halt Dakota Access pipeline
Two days before the Trump administration approved an easement for the Dakota Access pipeline to cross a reservoir near the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation, the U.S. Department of the Interior withdrew a legal opinion that concluded there was “ample legal justification” to deny it. The
Dakota Access pipeline protest site cleared after police in riot gear enter main camp
The protest site for the Dakota Access pipeline has been cleared after some demonstrators refused to leave Wednesday, when a deadline for evacuation passed. The Oceti Sakowin camp was cleared as of 2:09 p.m. local time, a spokesperson for the North Dakota Joint Information Center told ABC News.
Dakota Access Pipeline protest camps ordered to vacate
Officers arrested at least 10 protesters who refused to leave a North Dakota campsite and have warned the area will soon flood and any trash and debris left behind may become hazardous to rivers.