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Flooding in Branson, Missouri, after heavy rains
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened the spillway on Table Rock Lake to protect the Table Rock Dam.
Trump's first 100 days of environmental policy
President Donald Trump ’s 100th day in office coincides with planned climate and science marches around the country. The People’s Climate Movement a mega-group with buy-in from Sierra Club, SEIU, NAACP, the National Resources Defense Council and local unions, is planning a protest in Washington,
State department issues presidential permit for Keystone pipeline
The White House announced today it has signed off on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, authorizing the Canadian company behind the project to begin construction. According to a press release from the Department of State, a presidential permit was issued to TransCanada Corp., authorizing the energy firm
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
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
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
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman's DAPL Fight in Washington
Harold Frazier and his team traveled to D.C., when they presented a temporary restraining order against the DAPL on Feb. 13 and reviewed the original treaties the U.S. signed with the Great Sioux Nation.
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.
The end of the Standing Rock standoff between authorities, protesters
Protests took place for months in an attempt to stop the Dakota Access pipeline from being built next to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation.