Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag: Dakota Access Pipeline

Victory: Federal court throws out Energy Transfer’s lawsuit against DAPL water...

"This is a huge victory not just for Greenpeace but for anyone and everyone who has ever stood up against powerful corporate interests."

Court throws out Energy Transfer’s ‘racketeering’ claims against Dakota Access pipeline...

“It is also a check on corporate efforts to silence dissent.”

Dakota Access Pipeline company misses deadline to plant 20,000 trees along...

"This really is not as much about the monetary amount as it is about awareness and influencing future behavior."

Energy Transfer, banks lost billions by ignoring early Dakota Access Pipeline...

“Unfortunately, the companies and financiers behind DAPL presumed that compliance with national laws was sufficient for the project to move forward on Sioux territory rather than abiding by international human rights standards.”

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe renews legal challenge against DAPL

“The Dakota Access Pipeline represents a clear and present danger to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and its people, and we will continue to fight until the Corps complies with the law.”

TigerSwan, county sheriff sued over road blockade during Dakota Access Pipeline...

“This road closure was directed only at Water Protectors: residents of Fort Rice were allowed to drive southbound on Highway 1806 as were employees of DAPL.”

Death on the Dakota Access: Oil & gas boom generates dangerous...

We speak with Antonia Juhasz, a longtime oil and energy journalist, about her new investigation for Pacific Standard magazine on the deaths of two men who worked on the Dakota Access pipeline.

Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

As new pipelines get built, more people are standing in the...

Despite the overwhelming evidence that pipelines are unreliable and prone to leaks, energy companies continue to treat their bottom line as the only factor when making decisions.

Dakota Access Pipeline will remain operational during environmental impact study

Since beginning operations earlier this year, the pipeline has experienced leaks on three separate occasions.

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EPA grants bee-killing pesticide ’emergency’ approval; a ‘routine abuse of emergency exemptions’

"The EPA is routinely misusing the 'emergency' process to get sulfoxaflor approved because it's too toxic to make it through normal pesticide reviews."

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Bernie-Tulsi-Liz: How the progressives can win back the White House

My best advice to you who support Bernie, Tulsi or Liz is that you get them to join together. This is the only way to guarantee a progressive candidate in 2020 and a strong group to oppose Trump.
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