Tag: Dakota Access Pipeline
Over the last two decades, Energy Transfer has racked up a long record of unlawful acts and legal violations.
This is the first time a federal judge has closed an operating pipeline for environmental reasons.
DAPL was pressed into service after President Trump took office, after the new administration reversed actions by the outgoing Obama administration
“I’m here because they want to double the risk of a spill.”
The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.
"This is a huge victory not just for Greenpeace but for anyone and everyone who has ever stood up against powerful corporate interests."
“It is also a check on corporate efforts to silence dissent.”
"This really is not as much about the monetary amount as it is about awareness and influencing future behavior."
“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.”
“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.”