An appeals court overruled the shutdown of DAPL, pending a full environmental review. The fight against a pipeline that provoked unprecedented resistance continues.
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 most direct way to address climate change is to keep fossil fuels in the ground."
"This is a huge victory not just for Greenpeace but for anyone and everyone who has ever stood up against powerful corporate interests."
“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.”
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.